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Myanmar schools to remain closed for another week
Yangon, Oct 24 (IANS) Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has announced further extension of the closure of schools nationwide until the end of October.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar remits sentences of 1,316 prisoners
Yangon, Oct 18 (IANS) The State Administration Council of Myanmar on Monday remitted the sentences of 1,316 prisoners.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 1,205 new Covid-19 cases, 32 more deaths
Yangon, Oct 17 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,205 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 6.8 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Saturday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 1,514 new Covid cases, 33 deaths
Yangon, Oct 14 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,514 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 8.1 per cent in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 484,317, according to a release issued by the Ministry of Health on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Myanmar,National,Health/Medicine
Myanmar to launch Covid vax programme for schoolchildren
Yangon, Oct 10 (IANS) Myanmar will launch a Covid-19 vaccination programme for schoolchildren aged over 12 years next week, the state-run media reported on Sunday.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Myanmar extends suspension of int'l flights
Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 1 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has further extended the suspension of international flights until the end of October.
2021-10-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 1,630 new Covid cases, 48 more deaths
Yangon, Sep 29 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,630 new Covid-19 cases with 48 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
2021-09-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 1,282 new Covid cases, 56 more deaths
Yangon, Sep 28 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,282 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 7.2 per cent, bringing the tally to 459,436 cases in the country on Monday, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Another 4mn doses of Chinese vaccines arrive in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 27 (IANS) Another 4 million doses of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines purchased by Myanmar arrived at Yangon International Airport on Sunday, according to a release from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar to receive 10 mn doses of Covid-19 vaccines in Sep
Yangon, Sep 8 (IANS) Myanmar will receive 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines this month, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said at a meeting on Tuesday.
2021-09-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar extends entry restrictions on travellers for 1 more month
Yangon, Sep 1 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday further extended the entry restrictions for travellers till the end of September.
2021-09-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar extends suspension of int'l flights
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications had announced the extension of the suspension of international commercial flights until the end of September.
2021-08-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar extends Covid preventive measures until Sep 30
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 30 (IANS) Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has decided to extend the period for preventive measures to September 30.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Over 600 mine blasts occur in Yangon region since Feb
Yangon, Aug 28 (IANS) Myanmar authorities have arrested 322 suspects in connection with 619 mine explosions that took place in the Yangon region since February this year, spokesperson for the State Administration Council said.
2021-08-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Myanmar extends public holiday period to contain Covid-19
Yangon, Aug 21 (IANS) Myanmar's State Administration Council has further extended the public holiday period to the end of August to curb the spread of Covid-19, according to the council's order on Friday.
2021-08-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Over 1.8mn people vaccinated against Covid in Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 2 (IANS) Myanmar has vaccinated over 1.8 million people against Covid-19 as of July 21 this year, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said in a televised statement.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar likely to hold general elections in 2nd half of 2023
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 1 (IANS) Myanmar is likely to hold new general elections in the second half of 2023, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, chair of the newly-formed State Administration Council, said on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar further extends restrictions on travellers
Nay Pyi Taw, July 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry has further extended the entry restrictions for all travellers to the end of August amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Results of 2020 Myanmar general elections cancelled
Nay Pyi Taw, July 27 (IANS) The Myanmar junta has cancelled the results of the 2020 general elections won by ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, a move that comes almost six months after the military coup on February 1.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
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