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A woman lights frankincense as she prays at Shwedagon Pagoda on the first day of Myanmar‘s traditional New Year in Yangon on Wednesday.
Youths dressed as punks drink beer as they wait for a punk music show during the Myanmar New Year Water Festival in Yangon on Friday. Myanmar celebrates Thingyan during the month of Tagu, which usually falls around mid-April.
Labourers display fish for sale at a night market in Yangon early on April 10, 2013. A World Bank official said earlier this year that Myanmar has “enormous potential” as it undergoes reforms.