China has supplied over 10,000 Covid vaccines to the Kachin Independence Army, which operates near China's southern border, the KIA spokesman said Saturday, as Beijing seeks to halt the influx of cases from Myanmar.
The World Bank has warned in a new report that Myanmar faces severe economic losses and a doubling of poverty as a result of the combined impact of the coup and COVID-19, with the military regime unable to govern effectively.
News anchors in Myanmar have been told to stop using the English pronunciation for Covid-19, with speculation swirling the word has been culled to ensure more positive coverage amid a deadly spike of cases.
New school construction guidelines are aimed at making education more inclusive and accessible while also ensuring that schools can serve their communities as safe and secure shelters during natural disasters.
The Kayin State Border Guard Force has come under intense pressure from the Tatmadaw over its extensive, controversial business interests and there’s concern the ultimatum could trigger fresh hostilities in one of the country’s most war-torn areas.