As many as one hundred and fifty towns in lower Sagaing Division have been inundated, impacting as many as ten thousand people.
On Sunday, Mandalay street artist Zaw Ko Naing further immortalised Aung San and the eight other martyrs with a graffiti mural in Mandalay.
Through the cracks and the keyholes, visitors peak into a room where 68 years ago Burma’s fate was written.
In Rangoon’s southwest a cluttered city skyline immediately gives way to lush green farms— that are now worth tens of thousands of dollars each.
Mandalay is Burma’s cultural heart. The city’s soul can still be found in its artisan workshops, where its short—but rich— history is preserved…in gold.
Two hundred and fifty workers circled the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone on Sunday, chanting for a baseline daily wage of 4,000 kyat (US$3.33).