Officials say cull a ‘preventative action’ as neighboring countries report outbreaks.
Around 400 stakeholders from Myanmar’s food industry are expected to attend a forum in late September to address food safety challenges.
Dengue fever has infected over 10,000 people in Myanmar this year, most of them children. The highest number of cases have been in Irrawaddy Region, followed by Yangon.
Yangon reports most fatalities at 22; 114 confirmed cases throughout the country.
To keep up with high demands for cheap goods, India’s garment factories give women medication to ease or stop periods, leading to long-term negative side effects.
Lower House passes proposal calling for stricter enforcement of existing laws restricting unhealthy products and behaviors.
Set off by a rice-centric policy during the socialist era, Myanmar today has one of the world's highest rates of rice consumption.
Conducting the eight-hour vote in a country that stretches more than 5,000 km proved deadly for the officials who had to count ballot papers by hand.
Myanmar is experiencing an earlier and more widespread drinking water shortage, which experts blame on deforestation and rising temperatures.
After two months, the legislation’s impact on residents’ daily lives is less than impressive.
Air pollution, caused largely by burning fossil fuels, is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person, making it the world's top killer, researchers say.
Pollution in New Delhi rose to a "severe" level on Thursday after revelers let off fireworks long into the night to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.