GENERAL News

Workers from old MR building worksite protest; their demand partially met

Apr 02, 2020
Workers from a worksite in the compound of the old headquarters building of Myanma Railways in Yangon staged a protest demanding that their worksite be shut down for the month of April and be paid... 9

Latest COVID-19 Developments in Myanmar: April 2, 2020

Apr 02, 2020
Just over a week after Myanmar confirmed its first cases of COVID-19, nine health care workers who treated coronavirus patients are now being treated at hospitals as “people under investigati... 9

Authorities found a close contact with COVID-19 patient in Oakpho

Apr 02, 2020
Oakpho – Authorities found a 37-year old woman that have been in close contact with COVID-19 case No.8 in Oakpho Township, Thayawaddy district, Bago Region and kept in quarantine at hospital... 8

No lockdown to make in Shan State yet: official

Mar 31, 2020
No lockdown is made yet in Shan State and China restricted the entry in Chin Shwe Haw and Yan Lon Kyaing gates in China-Myanmar border said an official of the Shan State government on March 30. Ma... 58

Phyo Ko Ko Tint San given prison term of 30 years and seven months

Mar 31, 2020
Naypyitaw, Dekhina District Court sentenced Phyo Ko Ko Tint San to 30 years and seven months imprisonment in connection with case of his arrest at Naypyitaw airport with narcotic drugs and arms. ... 50

Myanmar reports first COVID-19 death: 69-year old cancer patient

Mar 31, 2020
A 69-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 has died. The patient died at 7:25 am, March 31, at Wai Bar Gyi Hospital in Yangon, according to the Medical Service Department, the Ministry of ... 58

YCDC orders to shift to takeaway system

Mar 31, 2020
Yangon-Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has ordered restaurants, tea shops and food shops to shift to a takeaway system as a measure to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. U Than, Joint-... 47

Four new COVID-19 cases bring total to 14

Mar 31, 2020
Yangon-Three French tourists and a Myanmar national who returned from Thailand, tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 14, according to a statement by the Ministry of ... 48

Market authorities spray with disinfectant to combat spread of COVID-19

Mar 28, 2020
Markets were sprayed with disinfectant as measures against the COVID-19 virus in Yankin Township, Yangon Region, yesterday evening. Moe Saydana Charity Association (Yangon), Sanpya Social Welfa... 102

Apartment Blocks Under Quarantine After Myanmar Finds Two More COVID-19 Cases

Mar 28, 2020
YANGON and MANDALAY — Apartment buildings where Myanmar’s latest COVID-19 patients lived are under quarantine after two men tested positive on Friday. The country’s health mini... 119