On this day in 1930, violence between Myanmar and Indian workers over jobs at Yangon Port led to days of bloody clashes between the two communities across the country.
To boost COVID-19 prevention awareness, the State Counselor has announced she will hold an online contest to choose the best handmade cloth face masks in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s health ministry has knocked on every door in Insein Township in Yangon – where coronavirus cases have been concentrated – to find possible transmitters.
In a videoconference, an anesthesiologist being treated for COVID-19 thanked Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for her leadership but urged her to make sure doctors are equipped.
In Kalaw, Shan State, an NLD lawmaker’s innovative idea for helping market vendors observe social distancing guidelines has won admirers in Myanmar and overseas.
To curb COVID-19, the NMSP has closed Thai border crossings under its control in the Three Pagodas Pass and asked returning migrants to re-enter Myanmar via Myawaddy.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says Myanmar will look after the family of a COVID-19 patient who died Wednesday, saying “each of our people is valuable for the country.”
A dog left unattended after its owner was taken to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus has been spared execution.
The UN staff member who has COVID-19 is in a stable condition and people who had contact with her in Naypyitaw tested negative.
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi takes to Facebook to connect with people effectively in the time of coronavirus.
The new cases include a Swiss UN worker and a tour guide in Yangon, bringing the country’s total to eight cases.
Myanmar has confirmed two new COVID-19 cases, one in Mandalay and one in Yangon, bringing the country’s total to five confirmed cases, all imported.
The 94-year-old former Malaysian prime minister tested negative for the coronavirus but remains under home quarantine.
The Tourism Ministry estimates Myanmar will see a 20 to 50 percent drop in tourism this year as most Chinese travelers and many other tourists cancel travel plans.
Myanmar’s State Counselor on Wednesday returned to Depayin Township, where pro-junta thugs killed scores of her followers in 2003, but did not raise the incident.