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.
The number of new cases being reported in Yangon appears to have been falling since peaking on Oct. 10.
The Yangon government has started making 30,000-kyat cash payments to workers affected by the COVID-19 slowdown who are not covered by its social welfare safety net.
A huge resurgence in COVID-19 in Europe has seen France and Germany impose new national lockdown measures.
India has added over 1 million COVID-19 cases in the past 18 days for a total of more than 8 million cases.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says private health care can help the government cope with coronavirus.
India has decided to relax its COVID-19 restrictions to allow foreign nationals to enter for business, employment, studies, research and other non-tourist purposes.
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.
A senior Pakistani official blamed the ‘unmistakable signs’ of a rise in coronavirus cases in the country on the public’s failure to follow health precautions.
The government has laid out new rules for submitting unsolicited investment proposals amid a slowdown in the economy due to COVID-19.
The financial institution says 75 percent of firms across various sectors have suffered because of coronavirus and only 8 percent look to banks to cover cash shortfalls.
Visiting the key battleground state of Florida, US President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail after declaring his recovery from COVID-19.
When officials asked Daw Aung San Suu Kyi what action they should take against those caught spreading fake news about her on Facebook, she said: ‘Just leave them alone.’