|Locked up - A tiger takes a rest at the Safari Park during the opening ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw, February 12, 2011. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA|
Five journalists whose reports have helped raise awareness about the wildlife trade in Myanmar have been honoured at an event held to coincide with World Wildlife Day, March 3.
|People gather as they wait the arrival of a rescue team to flee away from the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA|
Tens of thousands of refugees from fighting in the northern Myanmar region of Kokang near the border with China are being evicted from at least two camps in China, reports Radio Free Asia on March 4.
|Student column at Lepadan in Bago Region on March 4, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima|
Myanmar riot police March 4 corralled dozens of student protesters calling for education reform after activists defied official orders to disband and the tense deadlock entered a third day.
|Involved in the Kokang fighting? Kachin Independence Army soldiers waiting for transport in the KIA stronghold Laiza, Kachin State on July 29, 2014. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima|
The head of Kokang rebel forces in Myanmar has implicated a neighbouring armed ethnic group as helping in its struggle against the army, according to Voice of America on March 3.
|Student protesters at Letpadan in Bago on March 4, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima|
Student protesters calling for education reform on March 3 defied an order to disperse in a tense stand-off with police near a monastery in central Myanmar.
|New Zealand citizen Philip Blackwood (C) is escorted by Myanmar policemen after his hearing at the court in Yangon, Myanmar, January 2, 2015. He and two Myanmar citizens, who ran a bar in Yangon, are accused of insulting Buddhism by using an image of the Buddha wearing DJ headphones on their flyer promoting a drinks event. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA|
The New Zealand bar manager facing jail in Myanmar over religious insult accusations was solely responsible for using a Buddha image in a controversial drinks promotion, his colleague has told a court.