Foreign direct investment continues to arrive in Yangon despite the global impact of COVID-19 as the Naypyitaw authorities promise larger loans to keep employers afloat.
Vice-President Henry Van Thio said Myanmar may join “travel bubbles” with countries that have contained COVID-19 but said international flights may not resume until October.
Myanmar says government staff can now take coronavirus tests to prove they are fit to fly on vital trips.
The Health Ministry has warned that people in Myanmar must still follow COVID-19 guidelines, as many citizens have begun to relax now that local transmissions are contained.
Aung La Nsang, the champion mixed-martial arts fighter, also known as the Burmese Python, has COVID-19 and is under quarantine.
Saw David Lah faces up to three years in prison for arranging a series of religious gatherings in April blamed for spreading coronavirus to at least 80 people.
A surgeon in Shan State who shows no symptoms of COVID-19 has tested positive for the disease after previously testing negative for it twice.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and dozens of military personnel have tested negative for COVID-19 after visiting Russia, where the military chief attended Victory Day events.
Jordan’s ban on international flights has left hundreds of migrants stuck without work as many face boredom and hunger.
After six new coronavirus cases over the weekend, the government has extended bans on international flights and visas, apart from in exceptional cases.
The bank warns the pandemic is "dealing a severe blow to Myanmar's economy” in its latest projection.
Thousands of unregistered migrants are stranded without work in Malaysia but the government cannot bring them home yet despite the eighth reported suicide.
JOOX World Music Day 2020 features numerous artists from Myanmar and overseas with revelers encouraged to help those struggling during COVID-19.
Violations include assaulting health teams, fleeing quarantine centers, organizing religious gatherings and weddings and failing to follow nighttime curfews.
Three men at a quarantine center in Ayeyarwady Region were deemed overly raucous and have been jailed for three months.