The country is trying to buy millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines and offset the economic impact of coronavirus.
15 The News For 15 January 2021
Coronavirus cases are falling in Yangon as the government talks about allowing people to go back to work.
Seven undocumented Rohingya were detained off the Ayeyarwady coast trying to flee Rakhine State.
More than 1,000 hotels in Myanmar have closed since March last year with the Shangri-La in Yangon the largest operation to shut its doors so far.
Health authorities in Samut Sakhon province plan to test more than 35,000 migrant workers in the next 10 days.
With a vaccine due to arrive in February, the government asked for help from the public to pay the bill. The public responded generously.
China says it has erected border fencing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 but Myanmar says it encroaches on neutral land.
Despite a Myanmar government-ordered ‘lockdown’, gambling operations in Myawaddy continue to fuel illegal movement back and forth across the Thai border.
In wake of December outbreak at wholesale seafood market in Mahachai near Bangkok, Myanmar migrants still feel targeted for spread of coronavirus.
This week a Japanese beer giant took a stand against Myanmar’s military, tea orders arrived from the United States and remittance firms were licensed to transfer cash.
The government says it has paid half the bill for the Oxford vaccine with doses due to arrive by February.
At least five COVID-19-positive people are among more than 100 undocumented individuals from Rakhine State arrested over the past two weeks.
The United Wa State Army and National Democratic Alliance Army are trying to isolate coronavirus cases in their territories.
After a suspension of dividends to probe military funding claims, the Japanese brewer says an investigation ended inconclusively due to denial of information.
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