As other countries look to buy new coronavirus injections, Myanmar is looking for affordable options to inoculate up to 60 percent of its population.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on the global community to ensure poor countries are able to combat the coronavirus at a special session of the General Assembly.
Hundreds of medical staff among the coronavirus cases in Yangon, while many residents fail to comply with the stay-at-home orders.
The authorities are reporting a spike in coronavirus cases after this week’s National League for Democracy victory celebrations.
Stay-at-home orders and restrictions on domestic travel could be eased while small religious gatherings may be permitted.
National League for Democracy vice-chairman Dr. Zaw Myint Maung rejects claims the party ignores Myanmar’s ethnic minorities.
The National League for Democracy leader says coronavirus is likely to spread more rapidly because of large gatherings by her supporters.
Myanmar’s government has received good news in its efforts to overcome the COVID-19 downturn with investment coming from Japan and Singapore.
The US election monitoring body says Sunday’s general election was largely free and fair but has called for the military to lose its parliamentary seats.
Myanmar has seen high early voter turnout among its older citizens in many regions.
Defying Myanmar’s newly extended ban on flights, a US delegation arrived this week promising to boost investment in Myanmar.
Advance voting has been arranged for citizens aged 60 and older to vote at polling stations or at mobile ballot boxes for the Nov. 8 general election.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says private health care can help the government cope with coronavirus.
Hpakant and Mohnyin townships in Kachin State face coronavirus restrictions as case numbers rise.
Myanmar is hoping to offset its COVID-19 woes by boosting foreign investment and allowing Yangon’s garment factories to reopen.