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Photo News - October 2008

An ICT exhibition opening today, October 31, 2008, at the military hall on U Wisara Road in Rangoon. Companies claim costs of attendance turned out higher than expected, resulting in only half the number of booths as last time. Photo: Mizzima.
Municipal staff doing road repair work in front of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's home on University Avenue in Rangoon on October 30, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Two robberies have taken place within the past three days on Shwegondine Street in Rangoon's Bahan Township. Neighbors said owners of the Kuon Mar Yee store, pictured, were robbed on Wednesday morning. Photo - Mizzima.
An ICT exhibition opening today, October 31, 2008, at the military hall on U Wisara Road in Rangoon. Companies claim costs of attendance turned out higher than expected, resulting in only half the number of booths as last time. Photo: Mizzima.
An ICT exhibition opening today, October 31, 2008, at the military hall on U Wisara Road in Rangoon. Companies claim costs of attendance turned out higher than expected, resulting in only half the number of booths as last time. Photo: Mizzima.
An ICT exhibition opening today, October 31, 2008, at the military hall on U Wisara Road in Rangoon. Companies claim costs of attendance turned out higher than expected, resulting in only half the number of booths as last time. Photo: Mizzima.
An ICT exhibition opening today, October 31, 2008, at the military hall on U Wisara Road in Rangoon. Companies claim costs of attendance turned out higher than expected, resulting in only half the number of booths as last time. Photo: Mizzima.
An ICT exhibition opening today, October 31, 2008, at the military hall on U Wisara Road in Rangoon. Companies claim costs of attendance turned out higher than expected, resulting in only half the number of booths as last time. Photo: Mizzima.
Municipal staff doing road repair work in front of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's home on University Avenue in Rangoon on October 30, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Municipal staff doing road repair work in front of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's home on University Avenue in Rangoon on October 30, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Two robberies have taken place within the past three days on Shwegondine Street in Rangoon's Bahan Township. Neighbors said owners of the Kuon Mar Yee store, pictured, were robbed on Wednesday morning. Photo - Mizzima.
The US-based Globle Family gives free medical treatment to Burmese refugees in New Delhi, India, on October 27, 2008. Photo: Huai Pi. Chronic diarrhea is one of the most prevalent ailments among the more than 2,000 refugees.
The US-based Globle Family gives free medical treatment to Burmese refugees in New Delhi, India, on October 27, 2008. Photo: Huai Pi. Chronic diarrhea is one of the most prevalent ailments among the more than 2,000 refugees.
The US-based Globle Family gives free medical treatment to Burmese refugees in New Delhi, India, on October 27, 2008. Photo: Huai Pi. Chronic diarrhea is one of the most prevalent ailments among the more than 2,000 refugees.
The US-based Globle Family gives free medical treatment to Burmese refugees in New Delhi, India, on October 27, 2008. Photo: Huai Pi. Chronic diarrhea is one of the most prevalent ailments among the more than 2,000 refugees.
The US-based Globle Family gives free medical treatment to Burmese refugees in New Delhi, India, on October 27, 2008. Photo: Huai Pi. Chronic diarrhea is one of the most prevalent ailments among the more than 2,000 refugees.
A Brazilian football team including two veteran World Cup winners defeated the Burmese national  football team by 4-0 in the first match on Sunday October 26, 2008. The charity match for Nargis Cyclone Nargis victims ended with very few football fans despite ticket prices being reduced to one fifth of the proposed prices. Photo: Mizzima.
The price of a state-run lottery ticket has doubled to 200 kyat per ticket, with a corresponding doubling in first prize money to 100 million kyat (nearly US$ 80,000). Photo: Mizzima.
The price of a state-run lottery ticket has doubled to 200 kyat per ticket, with a corresponding doubling in first prize money to 100 million kyat (nearly US$ 80,000). Photo: Mizzima.
Illegally imported motorcycles driven without license lined up in front of the office of the Thanlyin Township Directorate of Transport  where owners are to apply for license. Photo – Mizzima.
Illegally imported motorcycles driven without license lined up in front of the office of the Thanlyin Township Directorate of Transport  where owners are to apply for license. Photo – Mizzima.
Illegally imported motorcycles driven without license lined up in front of the office of the Thanlyin Township Directorate of Transport  where owners are to apply for license. Photo – Mizzima.
Pilgrims celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Botahtaung Pagoda in Rangoon on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Pilgrims celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Botahtaung Pagoda in Rangoon on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Pilgrims celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Botahtaung Pagoda in Rangoon on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Pilgrims celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Pilgrims celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima.
Ethnic Shan celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Wat Pa Pao in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima. The festival included performances of Shan traditional dance and food stalls offering Shan delicacies.
Ethnic Shan celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Wat Pa Pao in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima. The festival included performances of Shan traditional dance and food stalls offering Shan delicacies.
Ethnic Shan celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Wat Pa Pao in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima. The festival included performances of Shan traditional dance and food stalls offering Shan delicacies.
Ethnic Shan celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Wat Pa Pao in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima. The festival included performances of Shan traditional dance and food stalls offering Shan delicacies.
Ethnic Shan celebrate the full moon of Thadinkyut, a Buddhist religious holiday, at Wat Pa Pao in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Tuesday October 14, 2008. Photo: Mizzima. The festival included performances of Shan traditional dance and food stalls offering Shan delicacies.
A woman offering Swan to Buddhist monks in Bagan, an ancient Burmese city. File Photo: Mizzima. According to the Burmese calendar, today is the full moon day of Thadinkyut.
Burma's military government has banned five educational publications without any explanation for the action. The publications, which include educational materials from nursery to university levels, are widely used by Burmese students to gain extra educational guidance. Photo -  Mizzima.
The signboard of a government run money changer, which no longer provides services, on Thein Phyu Street in Bothathaung Township. Photo – Mizzima. In Burma, where it is a crime to hold foreign currency, people rely on the black market for all foreign exchanges.
Ohn Kyaing, Member of Parliament elect from constituency No. (2) of Mandalay's Southeastern Township. Photo – Mizzima. The 63 year-old MP was arrested by the junta at midnight on Wednesday from his residence in Rangoon's South Okkalapa Township.
Burmese Muslims in Rangoon celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on Thursday October 2, 2008. Photo – Mizzima. During the month of Ramadan, leading up to Eid ul-Fitr, Muslims fast throughout the day and eat only at night Prayers, feasts and family get- together are the major highlights of the celebrations.
Burmese Muslims in Rangoon celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on Thursday October 2, 2008. Photo – Mizzima. During the month of Ramadan, leading up to Eid ul-Fitr, Muslims fast throughout the day and eat only at night Prayers, feasts and family get- together are the major highlights of the celebrations.
Burmese Muslims in Rangoon celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on Thursday October 2, 2008. Photo – Mizzima. During the month of Ramadan, leading up to Eid ul-Fitr, Muslims fast throughout the day and eat only at night Prayers, feasts and family get- together are the major highlights of the celebrations.
Burmese Muslims in Rangoon celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on Thursday October 2, 2008. Photo – Mizzima. During the month of Ramadan, leading up to Eid ul-Fitr, Muslims fast throughout the day and eat only at night Prayers, feasts and family get- together are the major highlights of the celebrations.


 


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