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MEXICO-ARCHAEOLOGY/AZTECS
RTS2ES10
March 25, 2019
The 500-year-old interior of a stone box shows an Aztec offering including a set of black flint knives...
Mexico City, Mexico
The 500-year-old interior of a stone box shows an Aztec offering including a set of black flint knives...
The 500-year-old interior of a stone box shows an Aztec offering including a set of black flint knives decorated to represent warriors with carved pearl, jade and green stone and used by priests in ritual sacrifices, in Mexico City, Mexico March 14, 2019. Picture taken March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-ARCHAEOLOGY/AZTECS
RTS2ES0J
March 25, 2019
The 500-year-old interior of a stone box shows an Aztec offering including a set of black flint knives...
Mexico City, Mexico
The 500-year-old interior of a stone box shows an Aztec offering including a set of black flint knives...
The 500-year-old interior of a stone box shows an Aztec offering including a set of black flint knives decorated to represent warriors with carved pearl, jade and green stone and used by priests in ritual sacrifices, in Mexico City, Mexico March 14, 2019. Picture taken March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVFF
December 16, 2015
Trucks are seen at a jade stone mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25,...
Yangon, Myanmar
Trucks are seen at a jade stone mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state in Myanmar
Trucks are seen at a jade stone mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVFE
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 28, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 28, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVF9
December 16, 2015
A miner walks with a stone at a jade mine dump at a Hpakant in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015....
Yangon, Myanmar
A miner walks with a jade stone at a jade mine dump at a Hpakant in Kachin state in Myanmar
A miner walks with a stone at a jade mine dump at a Hpakant in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVF6
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 28, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 28, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVF4
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 24, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVF3
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVF2
December 16, 2015
A buyer checks a jade stone near a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
A buyer checks a jade stone near a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state in Myammar
A buyer checks a jade stone near a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVES
December 16, 2015
A buyer checks a jade stone near a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
A buyer checks a jade stone near a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state in Myammar
A buyer checks a jade stone near a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015.Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEQ
December 16, 2015
Trucks are seen at a jade stones mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 26,...
Yangon, Myanmar
Trucks are seen at a jade stones mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state in Myanmar
Trucks are seen at a jade stones mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 26, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 26, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEP
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 27, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEO
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 27, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEL
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 27, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEK
December 16, 2015
Landscape of a jade mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. Using...
Yangon, Myanmar
Landscape of a jade mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state in Myanmar
Landscape of a jade mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEI
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEH
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZV
December 15, 2015
A miner holds in his hands a jade stone and a syringe to use heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner holds in his hands a jade stone and a syringe to use heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade...
A miner holds in his hands a jade stone and a syringe to use heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZQ
December 15, 2015
A miner collects used syringes which miners used to inject heroin at a jade mine dump at a Hpakant in...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner collects used syringes which miners used to inject heroin at a jade mine dump at a Hpakant in...
A miner collects used syringes which miners used to inject heroin at a jade mine dump at a Hpakant in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZP
December 15, 2015
Two miners inject heroin into each other at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Two miners inject heroin into each other at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Two miners inject heroin into each other at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZO
December 15, 2015
Two miners inject heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29,...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Two miners inject heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Two miners inject heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZN
December 15, 2015
Miners take a look at a jade stone while one of them injects himself heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners take a look at a jade stone while one of them injects himself heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant...
Miners take a look at a jade stone while one of them injects himself heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZM
December 15, 2015
Two miners inject heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29,...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Two miners inject heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Two miners inject heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZK
December 15, 2015
A miner injects heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015....
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner injects heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
A miner injects heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE-HEROIN
RTX1YRZJ
December 15, 2015
A miner injects heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015....
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner injects heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
A miner injects heroin at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 29, 2015. Narcotics addiction is rife among the gem scavengers or "handpickers" who flock to the northern township of Hpakant, producer of some of the world's highest quality jade, in hopes of finding lumps of the precious stone overlooked by big miners. Picture taken November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1W4PE
November 27, 2015
A miner sits in a mine as he searches for jade stones at Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar,...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner sits in a mine as he searches for jade stones at Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
A miner sits in a mine as he searches for jade stones at Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar, November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1W4P9
November 27, 2015
A miner sits in a mine as he searches for jade stones at Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar,...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner sits in a mine as he searches for jade stones at Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
A miner sits in a mine as he searches for jade stones at Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar, November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1W3RF
November 27, 2015
A miner barters his jade stone for heroin at a heroin shop near a mine dump in Hpakant jade mine at Kachin...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner barters his jade stone for heroin at a heroin shop near a mine dump in Hpakant jade mine at Kachin...
A miner barters his jade stone for heroin at a heroin shop near a mine dump in Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state November 26, 2015. Picture taken November 26, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQXB
November 25, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQV4
November 25, 2015
A man looks at a jade stone as he polishes it, at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A man looks at a jade stone as he polishes it, at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
A man looks at a jade stone as he polishes it, at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQQW
November 25, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQPC
November 25, 2015
A miner stands as he searches for jade stones at a mine dump in a Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state,...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner stands as he searches for jade stones at a mine dump in a Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state,...
A miner stands as he searches for jade stones at a mine dump in a Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQPB
November 25, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump in a Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump in a Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump in a Hpakant jade mine at Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQOM
November 25, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 25, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQJ8
November 25, 2015
Miners walk along a mountain on their way to search for jade stones at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners walk along a mountain on their way to search for jade stones at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin...
Miners walk along a mountain on their way to search for jade stones at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November 24, 2015. Picture taken on November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQJ7
November 25, 2015
Miners search for jade stones in a mine dump at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones in a mine dump at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones in a mine dump at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November 24, 2015. Picture taken November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQHT
November 25, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump in a jade mine at Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump in a jade mine at Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump in a jade mine at Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November 24, 2015. Picture taken November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-MINE/
RTX1VQHM
November 25, 2015
A miner searches for jade stones in a mine dump at a jade mine at Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A miner searches for jade stones in a mine dump at a jade mine at Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar
A miner searches for jade stones in a mine dump at a jade mine at Hpakant, Kachin state, Myanmar November 24, 2015. Picture taken on November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
HEALTH-TOILETS/WIDERIMAGE
RTS7B8N
November 16, 2015
A public toilet for men is seen in Oscar Freire street in Sao Paulo, November 4, 2015. The toilet was...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Wider Image: Around the world in 45 toilets
A public toilet for men is seen in Oscar Freire street in Sao Paulo, November 4, 2015. The toilet was designed by Jade Jagger, daughter of Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger. Some 2.4 billion people around the world don't have access to decent sanitation and more than a billion are forced to defecate in the open, risking disease and other dangers, according to the United Nations. The UN says that while there is sufficient fresh water on the planet for everyone, "bad economics and poor infrastructure" mean that every year millions of people - most of them children - die from diseases linked to poor sanitation, unhygienic living conditions and lack of clean water supplies. To mark World Toilet Day on November 19, Reuters photographers captured pictures of toilets in cities, towns and villages around the globe. REUTERS/Nacho Doce PICTURE 8 OF 45 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY: "AROUND THE WORLD IN 45 TOILETS".SEARCH "REUTERS OUTHOUSE" FOR ALL IMAGES.
MYANMAR-JADE/
RTR4U9NZ
March 21, 2015
A man looks at a piece of jade as he checks its quality at a wholesale jade market at Mandalay March...
MANDALAY, Myanmar
A man looks at a piece of jade as he checks its quality at a wholesale jade market at Mandalay
A man looks at a piece of jade as he checks its quality at a wholesale jade market at Mandalay March 21, 2015. Myanmar is the world's biggest source of high-quality jade, much of it coming from Kachin State in the north of the Southeast Asian country. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-JADE/
RTR4U9LN
March 21, 2015
Myanmar traders (L) sell jade bangles to Chinese dealers in a wholesale jade market at Mandalay March...
MANDALAY, Myanmar
Myanmar traders sell jade bangles to Chinese dealers in a wholesale jade market at Mandalay
Myanmar traders (L) sell jade bangles to Chinese dealers in a wholesale jade market at Mandalay March 21, 2015. Myanmar is the world's biggest source of high-quality jade, much of it coming from Kachin State in the north of the Southeast Asian country. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Business
Business
Myanmar's Jade Empire - 30 Sep 2013
25 PICTURES
MYANMAR-JADE/
RTR3FE66
September 29, 2013
A hand-picker washes himself after searching for jade through rubble dumped by mining companies at a...
Hpakant, Myanmar
A hand-picker washes himself after searching for jade through rubble dumped by mining companies at a...
A hand-picker washes himself after searching for jade through rubble dumped by mining companies at a jade mine in Hpakant township, Kachin State July 7, 2013. Picture taken July 7. To match Special Report MYANMAR-JADE/ REUTERS/Minzayar (MYANMAR - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MYANMAR-JADE/
RTR3FE64
September 29, 2013
Hand-pickers search for jade through rubble dumped by mining companies at a jade mine in Hpakant township,...
Hpakant, Myanmar
Hand-pickers search for jade through rubble dumped by mining companies at a jade mine in Hpakant township,...
Hand-pickers search for jade through rubble dumped by mining companies at a jade mine in Hpakant township, Kachin State July 8, 2013. Picture taken July 8. To match Special Report MYANMAR-JADE/ REUTERS/Minzayar (MYANMAR - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES)
BRITAIN
RTR39ATR
October 18, 2012
Jade Jagger, daughter of Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, arrives at the world premiere of "Crossfire...
London, United Kingdom
Jade Jagger arrives at the world premiere of "Crossfire Hurricane" in London
Jade Jagger, daughter of Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, arrives at the world premiere of "Crossfire Hurricane" at the Odeon Leicester Square in London October 18, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
CHINA/
RTR34M2H
July 05, 2012
Taoist priests squat on stone seats as they have dinner at Yuquan Yuan (Jade Spring Taoist Temple) at...
Huayin, China
Taoist priests squat on stone seats as they have dinner at Yuquan Yuan at the foot of Mount Hua, in Huayin...
Taoist priests squat on stone seats as they have dinner at Yuquan Yuan (Jade Spring Taoist Temple) at the foot of Mount Hua, in Huayin, Shaanxi province July 4, 2012. More than 60 priests from all over China gathered at the temple for a two-month course on Taoist music, which is an essential element to many Taoist ceremonies. Picture taken July 4, 2012. REUTERS/Rooney Chen (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLPG
December 24, 2011
A trader (C) looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
A trader (C) looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLPC
December 24, 2011
A trader checks the quality of jade at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A trader checks the quality of jade at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at...
A trader checks the quality of jade at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLPA
December 24, 2011
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLP8
December 24, 2011
Traders inspect jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
Traders inspect jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
Traders inspect jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLP7
December 24, 2011
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
A trader looks at jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLP6
December 24, 2011
A worker waters jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A worker waters jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium...
A worker waters jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems and pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR2VLP4
December 24, 2011
A worker waters jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems & pearls at an emporium...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A worker waters jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems & pearls at an emporium...
A worker waters jade stones at Myanmar's 2011 Mid-Year Emporium for jade, gems & pearls at an emporium hall in the capital Naypyitaw December 24, 2011. The emporium will be held from December 24 to January 3, 2012. Myanmar holds emporiums three times a year to sell gems, jade and pearls. The total proceeds from three emporiums last year amounted to about 2.2 billion euros, according to government data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY WEALTH BUSINESS)
MYANMAR-MANDALAY/
RTR2UN17
November 30, 2011
A man polishes a piece of jade at the Jade market in Mandalay November 29, 2011. The Chinese influence...
MANDALAY, Myanmar
A man polishes a piece of jade at the Jade market in Mandalay
A man polishes a piece of jade at the Jade market in Mandalay November 29, 2011. The Chinese influence has always been strong in Mandalay, perched beside the broad Irrawaddy River, 264 km (165 miles) southwest of the border with China's Yunnan province. Ethnic Chinese families have lived in the city for generations and Chinese dialects are commonly heard. Many shop signs and advertisements are in Chinese. Picture taken November 29, 2011. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
MYANMAR-MANDALAY/
RTR2UMZ5
November 30, 2011
People trade at the Jade market in Mandalay November 29, 2011. The Chinese influence has always been...
MANDALAY, Myanmar
People trade at the Jade market in Mandalay
People trade at the Jade market in Mandalay November 29, 2011. The Chinese influence has always been strong in Mandalay, perched beside the broad Irrawaddy River, 264 km (165 miles) southwest of the border with China's Yunnan province. Ethnic Chinese families have lived in the city for generations and Chinese dialects are commonly heard. Many shop signs and advertisements are in Chinese. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA
RTR2HQLB
August 31, 2010
Sotheby's Asia Deputy Chairman Nicolas Chow poses with a massive imperial white jade "Xintian Zhuren"...
Hong Kong, China
Sotheby's Chow poses with a massive imperial white jade 'Xintian Zhuren' seal in Hong Kong
Sotheby's Asia Deputy Chairman Nicolas Chow poses with a massive imperial white jade "Xintian Zhuren" seal during an auction preview in Hong Kong August 31, 2010. The seal is expected to fetch HK$25-30 million ($3.2-3.85 million) at an auction in October. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
HONGKONG
RTR2BERE
March 09, 2010
A white jade Yubi seal from the Qianlong period inscribed with the characters "Taishanghuangdi", or "Overlord...
Hong Kong, China
A white jade Yubi seal from the Qianlong period is shown at a Sotheby's preview in Hong Kong
A white jade Yubi seal from the Qianlong period inscribed with the characters "Taishanghuangdi", or "Overlord Emperor", is shown at a Sotheby's preview in Hong Kong March 9, 2010. The seal is expected to fetch in excess of $6.3 million at an auction on April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
MYANMAR/
RTR28SDN
January 12, 2010
A man checks the quality of a jade stone found in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a...
Pharkant, Myanmar
A man checks the quality of a jade stone found in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a...
A man checks the quality of a jade stone found in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant township in Myanmar's Kachin state late January 10, 2010. Being abundantly rich in mineral resources, Myanmar produced over 30 million kilos of jade during 2008-09 (April/March) fiscal, compared with over 20.23 million kilos a year ago, according to official data. Picture taken January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
MYANMAR/
RTR28R9O
January 11, 2010
People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant...
Pharkant, Myanmar
People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant...
People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant township in Myanmar's Kachin state January 11, 2010. Being abundantly rich in mineral resources, Myanmar produced over 30 million kilos of jade during 2008-09 (April/March) fiscal, compared with over 20.23 million kilos a year ago, according to official data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
MYANMAR/
RTR28R9H
January 11, 2010
People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant...
Pharkant, Myanmar
People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant...
People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant township in Myanmar's Kachin state January 11, 2010. Being abundantly rich in mineral resources, Myanmar produced over 30 million kilos of jade during 2008-09 (April/March) fiscal, compared with over 20.23 million kilos a year ago, according to official data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (Myanmar - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
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