“Our fighters were detained by a trap after entering the village as the Pyu-Saw-Htee said they would surrender,” said a resistance fighter.
Many people are refusing Chinese vaccines, citing concerns over their effectiveness and saying they won’t accept help from an ally of the military regime.
The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy says it continues to recognize its successful general election candidates.
Thandwe hospital was flooded while the Rakhine State town battles coronavirus.
Dozens of artists and cultural figures have died during the deadly third wave of coronavirus.
Ma Thu Thu Zin and a fellow protester died and another was wounded after being shot by regime forces; the Mya Taung column has been protesting daily since February.
Despite the wishful thinking of the past decade, the Tatmadaw leadership have never accepted basic democratic norms like elections, and they never will.
The junta has stopped reporting coronavirus deaths among its personnel.
The Norwegian company’s sale of its Myanmar unit to a firm with junta ties violates the economic grouping’s guidelines for multinational firms, their complaint alleges.
The military regime said November’s general election—which was verified as free and fair by local and foreign poll monitors—violated the constitution and election laws.
The military coup and a resurgence in COVID-19 have dealt the economy a double blow, the bank said in its latest report.
Almost 4,000 people have died of coronavirus since June 1, as the healthcare system collapses under military rule.
Civilians who fled fighting in Chin State say the UNHCR aid is not getting through.
Calls are mounting for the international community and neighboring countries to step in to secure humanitarian access to Myanmar to deal with its COVID-19 upsurge.
The regime is accused of using COVID-19 to kill political prisoners.