The junta-controlled health authorities in Sagaing Region and Chin State are struggling to handle coronavirus cases crossing the Indian border.
14 The News For 14 June 2021
Paletwa Township schools close as cases of the Indian variant are reported across Sagaing Region and Chin State.
Pyu Saw Htee groups are accused of attacking civilian targets in an attempt to discredit the anti-regime People’s Defense Forces and National Unity Government.
The regime has imposed stay-at-home orders in four more townships after a spike in cases.
Tonzang Township Health Department head Dr. Htan Shin Khaing says the new ‘Indian’ coronavirus strain is far more threatening than previous variants.
Since last Sunday, a total of five deaths have been reported and 167 positive cases detected in the area.
The Rakhine State authorities claim almost 100 percent of students are now back at school.
Sagaing Region and Chin State emerge as COVID-19 hotspots as fears grow that new Indian coronavirus variant is spreading in northwest Myanmar.
The woman, 38, died in Chin State’s Cikha, which is under lockdown; local health facilities are short of medicine and staff due to the anti-junta work stoppage.
In the wake of the devastating Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar’s military sealed its political power with a new charter.
U Aung Toe, who headed the Supreme Court for more than 22 years, boasted in 2008 of delivering a constitution that preserved the military’s ‘leading role’ in politics.
Nearly century-old Myoma Music Band comes under fire after performing for Myanmar military chief and others in Mandalay.
The arrest and killing of poet Khet Thi continues a long heritage of frontline solidarity with the people on the part of those who create their art with words.
Since independence there have been several failed military rebellions, giving little encouragement to those hoping a mutiny will topple today’s junta.
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