A woman from Rathedaung filed a complaint with police saying she was raped by three Myanmar military soldiers who also attempted to rape her 19-year-old daughter.
Foreign direct investment continues to arrive in Yangon despite the global impact of COVID-19 as the Naypyitaw authorities promise larger loans to keep employers afloat.
Myanmar says government staff can now take coronavirus tests to prove they are fit to fly on vital trips.
In Thailand, COVID-19 has left millions of migrant workers from Myanmar jobless, facing a daily struggle to get by with little income and few options.
This week, six EU states suspended debt payments from Myanmar while the country resumed rice exports, approved new investments and allocated US$10.6 million in loans.
Six European Union countries agreed to a one-year deferral for debt payments from Myanmar worth almost US$100 million, in a bid to help the country deal with COVID-19.
Domestic travel in Myanmar began to reopen in June after the sector saw revenues drop to zero in April in May.
Jordan’s ban on international flights has left hundreds of migrants stuck without work as many face boredom and hunger.
This week, many regions in Myanmar approved new investments, the World Bank released a new GDP projection and local firm Yoma moved to back mobile money company Wave Money.
The bank warns the pandemic is "dealing a severe blow to Myanmar's economy” in its latest projection.
In its latest review, the France-based OECD has helped Myanmar identify policies and reforms needed to secure more investment, MIFER said.
The Ministry of Commerce says construction will start soon on the Kyaukphyu deep-
sea port, a key piece of China’s Belt and Road Initiative with access to the Indian Ocean.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar say they aren’t able to access government and foreign-backed loans due to strict repayment and application requirements.
Thousands of unregistered migrants are stranded without work in Malaysia but the government cannot bring them home yet despite the eighth reported suicide.
This week, Myanmar officials said foreign investment for 2019-20 is on track and a Korean industrial complex will go ahead as they lifted limits on foreign ownership of banks.