The regime claims the spread is under control and the cases of the latest COVID-19 variant have almost all come from abroad and it is not spreading domestically.
ASEAN informed Beijing it would not accept the junta chief at the upcoming meeting to commemorate 30 years of ties between the country and the regional bloc.
The State Counselor, who has been held by the military regime since Feb. 1, approached the Japanese ambassador about restoring the sword before her arrest.
U Myint Maung, who has been held since the February coup, was charged with alleged incitement, violation of COVID-19 rules and corruption.
A joint venture between Japan Myanmar Development Institution and a military-linked firm is developing a complex on land owned by Myanmar's Ministry of Defense in Yangon.
Aquino, who presided over a period of economic growth from 2010 to 2016, had recently been hospitalized for an illness.
Political foes of the junta detained with Yuki Kitazumi told him they had been punched and kicked while blindfolded, nearly fatally tortured and denied food for days.
Yuki Kitazumi was taken to Yangon International Airport on Friday morning; he had been detained since April 18 after being accused of spreading ‘fake news’.
Yuki Kitazumi could face a jail term of up to three years if convicted under the penal code as amended after the February coup.
Diplomatic efforts have not borne fruit so far, but the collapse of Myanmar’s economy could force the junta to listen to the international community.
Leaders of the member states have reportedly agreed to meet in Jakarta; they will be briefed by Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and then discuss the situation.
More movement curbs planned for red-zone areas as the country sees a record number of new cases.
The art and cultural event, including a concert, aims to raise awareness and money in aid of the anti-coup Civil Disobedience Movement and internally displaced people.
Christine Schraner Burgener will meet the Thai foreign minister ahead of trips to regional capitals; she is ‘ready to visit Myanmar any time,’ UN official says.
The Indonesian president’s call for a meeting between the bloc’s leaders to be held immediately was backed by Malaysian Prime Minister