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Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in 18 more towns
Yangon, July 12 (IANS) Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in 18 more towns across the country due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the state-run media reported on Sunday.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid-19 cases surpass 180,000 in Myanmar
Yangon, July 9 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Myanmar has increased to 180,055 on Thursday after 4,132 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in 14 more townships
Yangon, July 8 (IANS) Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in 14 more townships, state-run media reported on Wednesday.
2021-07-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order due to Covid-19 infections
Yangon, July 7 (IANS) Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in two townships of Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory and three more townships of Bago region, state-run media reported on Tuesday.
2021-07-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar reports 2,969 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, July 6 (IANS) Myanmar reported 2,969 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the tally in the country to 168,374, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.
2021-07-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more townships
Nay Pyi Taw, July 2 (IANS) The Myanmar government has imposed a stay-at-home order in nine townships across the Bago and Mandalay regions due to the recent spike of Covid-19 infections.
2021-07-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar releases over 2,000 detainees
Nay Pyi Taw, July 1 (IANS) Myanmar has released a total of 2,296 detainees from across the country, according to the figures released by the military-run State Administration Council (SAC).
2021-07-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 859 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, June 26 (IANS) The Covid-19 death toll rose to 3,282 after seven new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours in Myanmar, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry on Friday.
2021-06-26
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar reports 787 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths
Yangon, June 25 (IANS) Myanmar reported 787 new Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the tally to 150,714 on Thursday, the Health and Sports Ministry said.
2021-06-25
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
8 armed men arrested, 8 dead in Myanmar clashes
Nay Pyi Taw, June 22 (IANS) Eight armed men were arrested and eight others dead in Myanmar's Mandalay region on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by the military-run State Administration Council's Information Team.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics,Defence/Security
Myanmar records highest daily Covid cases
Nay Pyi Taw, June 20 (IANS) Myanmar recorded the highest spike of Covid-19 cases in recent months with 546 new infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the case tally to 147,615, according to a statement from the Health and Sports Ministry.
2021-06-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Stay-at-home order imposed in Myanmar township
Nay Pyi Taw, June 19 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Health and Sports imposed a stay-at-home order in Letpadan township, Bago region, due to a recent resurgence of new Covid-19 cases.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar village of Kin Ma burns down after clashes
Yangon, June 17 (IANS) A village in the centre of Myanmar has been burned down after clashes between the security forces and local guerrillas, leaving at least two people dead.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Most schools reopen across Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, June 13 (IANS) About 88 per cent of schools across Myanmar have reopened since June 1, spokesperson of the military-run State Administration Council (SAC) said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Myanmar,Education,Politics
638 arrested in Myanmar for terror acts, illegal arms' possession
Nay Pyi Taw, June 11 (IANS) Myanmar authorities have recently arrested a total of 638 suspects for committing terror acts and illegally possessing firearms, state-run media reported Friday.
2021-06-11
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 123 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, June 9 (IANS) Myanmar reported 123 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total cases in the country to 144,579, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.
2021-06-09
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Suu Kyi's trial to begin next week
Nay Pyi Taw, June 8 (IANS) The trials of Myanmar's ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and former President U Win Myint will begin next week following their detention by the military on February 1, according to a lawyer.
2021-06-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 64 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, June 7 (IANS) Myanmar reported 64 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 144,317.
2021-06-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Myanmar willing to work with ASEAN to safeguard domestic stability'
Nay Pyi Taw, June 6 (IANS) Myanmar is willing to work together with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to safeguard the domestic stability of the country and implement the relevant consensus, State Administration Council (SAC) Chair Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said.
2021-06-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more towns
Nay Pyi Taw, June 5 (IANS) Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in four more towns of Chin state, state-run media reported.
2021-06-05
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
ASEAN envoys in Myanmar for talks on current situation
Nay Pyi Taw, June 5 (IANS) Envoys of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are in Myanmar to hold talks with top officials about the current political situation in the country following the February 1 military coup.
2021-06-05
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more towns due to Covid-19
Yangon, June 5 (IANS) Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in four more towns of Chin state, state-run media reported on Friday.
2021-06-05
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar extends entry restrictions till June end
Nay Pyi Taw, June 1 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry announced the extension of entry restrictions for all travellers until the end of June due to the raging Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar military extends non-operation period
Nay Pyi Taw, May 31 (IANS) The Myanmar military announced the extension of its non-operation period against ethnic armed groups to the end of June.
2021-05-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics,Defence/Security
Myanmar extends suspension of int'l flights for one month over Covid
Yangon, May 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has extended the suspension period of international commercial flights to the end of June due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Myanmar extends preventive measures till June 30
Yangon, May 30 (IANS) Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has announced extension of the period for preventive measures against the pandemic until June 30.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 96 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar reported 96 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 143,414 on Thursday, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.
2021-05-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar reports 22 new Covid-19 infections
Yangon, May 27 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 infections rose to 143,318 in Myanmar with 22 new cases on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Health and Sports Ministry.
2021-05-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar clocks 22 new Covid cases
Yangon, May 26 (IANS) Myanmar on Wednesday reported 22 fresh Covid cases, pushing the tally to 143,318, according to a statement from the Health and Sports Ministry.
2021-05-26
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
US journo detained at Yangon airport shortly before departure
Yangon, May 25 (IANS) Authorities in Myanmar detained an American journalist, an employee at a local English-language publication, at the Yangon airport shortly before boarding a flight back home, according to his employer on Tuesday.
2021-05-25
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Suu Kyi appears in court after long public absence
Nay Pyi Taw, May 24 (IANS) Myanmar's ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in court on Monday, her first in-person appearance since the February 1 coup, to face a charge of "incitement to sedition".
2021-05-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar's election commission meets political parties
Nay Pyi Taw, May 22 (IANS) Myanmar's Union Election Commission held talks with political parties on findings related to voting irregularities in the November 2020 general elections.
2021-05-22
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
FB continues ban on Myanmar anti-coup groups: Report
Nay Pyi Taw, May 16 (IANS) Facebook has reportedly upheld a ban on many organisations in Myanmar that have joined forces to resist the military coup that took place on February 1.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Myanmar,Technology
Myanmar to hold talks with ASEAN officials
Nay Pyi Taw, May 16 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry will hold talks with officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) next week, a spokesperson of the military-run State Administration Council said.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar records 24 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, May 16 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 infections rose to 143,059 after 24 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, according to a statement from the Health and Sports Ministry on Saturday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
2 killed, 6 injured in explosions across Myanmar
Yangon, May 15 (IANS) At least two people were killed and six others injured in explosions of handmade bombs across Myanmar on Friday, state-run media reported.
2021-05-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Myanmar reports 7 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, May 14 (IANS) Myanmar reported seven Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the tally in the country to 143,004, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.
2021-05-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Diplomatic missions to Myanmar underscore need for press freedom
Nay Pyi Taw, May 3 (IANS) Diplomatic missions in Myanmar used the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on Monday to call attention to the country's continued detainment of journalists and restrictions on local media.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
China-donated Covid vaccines arrive in Myanmar
Yangon, May 3 (IANS) A batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government has arrived at the Yangon International Airport, according to a release from the Chinese embassy.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar military chief makes first foreign trip since coup
Yangon, April 24 (IANS) The head of the Myanmar military is set to meet international leaders on his first known foreign trip since the army took power in a coup on February 1.
2021-04-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Suu Kyi demands in-person meeting with lawyers
Nay Pyi Taw, April 12 (IANS) Myanmar's former de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was ousted and detained following the February 1 coup, has again demanded a face-to-face meeting with her lawyers at a court hearing held online.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar protesters hold 'Easter egg strikes'
Yangon, April 4 (IANS) Protesters across Myanmar staged "Easter egg strikes" on Sunday, painting and writing anti-military slogans on eggs as a symbol of defiance and opposition to the February 1 coup.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
5 dead in Myanmar as crackdown on protests continue
Nay Pyi Taw, April 3 (IANS) Five people were killed across Myanmar on Saturday as the military continues to crack down on the ongoing protests against the February 1 coup.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar's military shuts down broadband Internet service
Nay Pyi Taw, April 2 (IANS) Myanmar's military regime has shut down broadband Internet service as protests over the coup continue in the country, according to a report from The Washington Post.
2021-04-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Technology
Myanmar's ousted democratic leaders rescind Constitution
Nay Pyi Taw, April 1 (IANS) Ousted democratic leaders of Myanmar have said that they were rescinding the country's 2008 constitution, which gave significant power to the armed forces.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Scores of funerals held across Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, March 28 (IANS) Scores of funerals were held across Myanmar on Sunday after the daily death toll resulting from clashes between protesters and the military junta rose to its highest-ever level.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Defence chiefs from 12 nations slam Myanmar violence
Nay Pyi Taw, March 28 (IANS) Defence chiefs from 12 countries condemned the Myanmar military's violence against peaceful protesters in a joint statement issued on Sunday.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar military marks Armed Forces Day
Nay Pyi Taw, March 27 (IANS) The Myanmar military on Saturday marked the Armed Forces Day with parades and speeches, despite the ongoing violent protests against the February 1 coup which have so far claimed the lives of over 300 people.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
More deaths reported in Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, March 23 (IANS) More casualties have been reported in Myanmar as demonstrators returned to the streets to protest against the February 1 military takeover of the country.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Suu Kyi's party spokesperson detained
Nay Pyi Taw, March 19 (IANS) The main spokesperson for Myanmar's former de factor leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy (NLD) has been detained, a party member said on Friday.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics