Donald Trump’s election rival Joe Biden has accused the US president of stoking the racial unrest currently gripping the country.
03 The News For 3 June 2020
A doctor has been sentenced to a year and nine months in jail for his Facebook posts criticizing monks who oppose the teaching of sex education in Myanmar schools.
The Philippines has suspended its earlier plan to scrap a long-standing defense agreement with the United States.
Lawyers and campaigners in Myanmar slammed the government’s “light punishment” of senior police officers who mishandled the investigation of a high-profile toddler rape case.
Most shops, restaurants and workplaces in Myanmar’s large cities are now open as the country has reported no new local transmissions of COVID-19 for two weeks.
A 71-year-old resident of the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar on Monday became the first Rohingya refugee confirmed to have died of COVID-19, Bangladeshi officials said.
The opening of Surbung Airport in Falam is being delayed by coronavirus but the impoverished state hopes it will boost development and tourism.
The Yangon regional government has nominated U Ye Min Oo, the deputy mayor of Naypyitaw and a veteran banker, as the commercial hub’s next finance and planning minister.
Cyber experts from Korea’s biggest telecom firm will help Myanmar’s NCSC set up a Security Operation Center to spot cybersecurity weaknesses and respond to threats.
The Education Ministry plans to build temporary classrooms to allow for social distancing at schools ahead of their gradual opening in July.
Beijing has promised to take retaliatory measures in response to the United States’ plan to end its special financial relationship with Hong Kong.
The director general of the World Health Organization expressed hope that US President Trump will reconsider his decision to withdraw from the agency.
US President Trump vowed to deploy military personnel to crack down on nationwide protests over Minnesota police’s killing of George Floyd if local officials did not act.
Burmah Oil Company’s headquarters in Yangon enabled the British firm to generate huge profits while its employees lived in squalor on tiny wages.
Myanmar Doctor Jailed for Online Criticism of Monks Who Oppose Sex Education
Advocates Say Govt Too Light on Officers Who Botched Toddler Rape Investigation
Myanmar Back at Work After No Local COVID-19 Transmissions for Two Weeks
Opening of the First Airport in Myanmar’s Chin State Delayed Amid COVID-19
Philippines Suspends Move to Scrap Visiting Forces Accord With US
First Rohingya Death From COVID-19 Reported in Bangladesh Refugee Camp
China Vows to Take Countermeasures Against US Over Hong Kong
Japan to Provide US$46 M Emergency Loan to Small Businesses in Myanmar
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally