As COVID-19 cases mount in Yangon, the government has ordered townships to open quarantine centres but is not providing any financial support.
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People’s Pioneer Party chairperson Thet Thet Khine says the National League for Democracy is “autocratic” and plagued by an overriding fear of offending party leader.
Officials say the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is decreasing in Rakhine State, but residents are struggling under stay-at-home orders and other restrictions that are pushing up commodity prices.
By AFP Rohingya groups around the world displayed a rare show of solidarity on Thursday with Myanmar’s ethnic Rakhine, who they say are suffering “horrifically.
Paleontologists have discovered what they believe is the world’s oldest animal sperm, frozen inside a blob of tree resin in Myanmar 100 million years ago.
As COVID-19 cases rise rapidly the government has cut the facility quarantine period by a week to free up space and save money, as new research shows most patients are no longer infectious after two weeks.
Hundreds of Rohingya paid traffickers for a one-week trip from Bangladesh to Malaysia to escape squalid refugee camps. Instead, they suffered more than 200 days of terror on the high seas.