For many ethnic Lisu, a mostly Christian minority who inhabit the Burma-China border region, the crossbow is an indispensable part of their culture dating back to 200 BC.
Muskets and melodies kicked off celebrations for the 70th Chin National Day in Mindat, Chin State, on Monday, commemorating the remote region’s long struggle for democracy and self-determination.
During the 71st Shan State National Day commemoration at the headquarters of the Restoration Council of Shan State’s Loi Tai Leng headquarters, European ambassadors and UN representatives rubbed shoulders with…
As part of the traditional Buddhist festival of Thadingyut, devotees flock to cemeteries at this time every year to offer food to the spirits of their ancestors.
Last month hundreds of internally displaced persons fled renewed conflict in Burma’s north. For many, they traded one IDP camp for another.
A new exhibition at Rangoon’s Deitta Gallery explores the lives of Burmese migrants in Thailand.