Fri, Aug 06, 2021

Myanmar News
  • Imprisoned Myanmar politician dies from COVID-19 Imprisoned Myanmar politician dies from COVID-19

    The spokesperson for ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi''s political party died Tuesday after being infected with the coronavirus in prison, his lawyer said.

  • China locks down city near Myanmar over virus China locks down city near Myanmar over virus

    Mass testing in a Chinese city bordering Myanmar has found nine more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 59 in a week-old outbreak involving the delta variant.

  • Myanmar caught off guard as cases surge, oxygen dwindles Myanmar caught off guard as cases surge, oxygen dwindles

    Soe Win stood in line at a plant to buy oxygen for his grandmother, who is struggling with COVID-19 symptoms. “I have been waiting since 5 in the morning until 12 noon but I'm still in line. Oxygen is...

  • Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more townships Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more townships

    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.

  • Myanmar reports 783 new Covid-19 cases, 8 more deaths Myanmar reports 783 new Covid-19 cases, 8 more deaths

    Myanmar reported 783 new Covid-19 cases and eight more deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 152,356 and the death toll to 3,290, according to a release from the Health and...

  • Myanmar reports 859 new Covid-19 cases Myanmar reports 859 new Covid-19 cases

    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.

  • Myanmar reports 787 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths Myanmar reports 787 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths

    Myanmar reported 787 new Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the tally to 150,714 on Thursday, the Health and Sports Ministry said.

  • Mandalay shootout Worries Myanmar Junta Mandalay shootout Worries Myanmar Junta

    Myanmar's military junta has ordered an extensive combing operation in the country's second biggest city Mandalay after a shootout on Tuesday.

  • 8 armed men arrested, 8 dead in Myanmar clashes 8 armed men arrested, 8 dead in Myanmar clashes

    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.

  • Pope on Myanmar: Houses of worship serve as neutral refuge Pope on Myanmar: Houses of worship serve as neutral refuge

    Pope Francis on Sunday decried the suffering of refugees in Myanmar and pleaded that houses of worship be respected as neutral places to take shelter.