Civilians who fled fighting in Chin State say the UNHCR aid is not getting through.
Fresh fighting in the mountain-top town of Mindat, as displaced people in the area struggle to access aid supplies.
Military regime criticized for lack of foresight as shortage of medical oxygen and overwhelmed hospitals drives surge in fatalities.
The country lost about 1.2 million jobs in Q2 following the February military coup, which has crippled an economy already hit by COVID, the labor agency said.
COVID-19 cases are spiking across the state, with over 15,000 infections and 54 deaths between May 25 and July 19.
A private doctor says coronavirus has spread through most Yangon and Bago households.
A total of five doctors volunteering for a Yangon charity were arrested; the regime appears to be targeting medics working independently of official anti-COVID efforts.
Civilians say they are struggling to survive in the forest.
The giant Shwe Kokko new city project near the Thai border has apparently stepped up operations since the February coup.
The detained State Counselor was apparently not allowed to attend this year’s ceremony and lay a wreath for her father General Aung San.
The cemeteries have seen one of their busiest weeks ever, cremating over 700 bodies on Thursday alone amid a lack of oxygen and a healthcare system ruined by the coup.
U Aung Kyaw Kyaw Oo is accused of leading a civilian defense force in Hlaing Township, in the latest move by the regime to link NLD members to ‘destructive actions’.
Insein Prison in Yangon remains locked down with coronavirus cases spiking and thousands of political detainees being held in overcrowded conditions.
Amid multiplying COVID-19 cases, oxygen is increasingly scarce for those infected.
The regime’s spokesperson admitted also that the junta is unable to guarantee the security of military-appointed administrators.