Health workers and key government figures are first in the queue for two doses of the coronavirus jab.
Meddling from overseas, as foreign powers look to further their interests, will only increase Myanmar’s instability, argues analyst Joe Kumbun.
It is the second time this month Rohingya migrants from Rakhine have been caught entering the region.
Yoma Central strikers say they are not being paid their wages or social-security allowances.
The March 27 parade will follow coronavirus restrictions, says the military’s spokesman.
The first doses of the vaccine are expected to arrive from India in February.
Myanmar’s hotels have been closing and the authorities axed a deal to develop a giant economic zone. Meanwhile, an alarming fall in foreign trade has been reported.
The country is trying to buy millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines and offset the economic impact of coronavirus.
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.