An increasing number of Myanmar people are selling kidneys as a quick-fix solution to poverty and debt, with many donors going to India for transplants and telling lies to have them approved.
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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.
With hospitals in Myanmar empty of pro-democracy medical staff and coronavirus cases surging nationwide, volunteers are going house-to-house to collect the fast-rising number of victims dying in their homes.
Rising demand, border closures and a depreciating kyat have sent prices of medicines soaring – and now pharmacies are closing as staff become infected with COVID-19.
Myanmar is set to receive six million Covid-19 vaccines from China by August, a official from the State Administration Council said Wednesday, as cases surge across the country.
The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
Telenor’s cut-price sale of its highly successful Myanmar business due to the military coup will ensure its customers continue to have access to mobile services, but the company has refused to clarify what will happen to user data under new owners.
A ceasefire in Kayah State was supposed to provide a temporary reprieve from clashes between Tatmadaw forces and local militias, but volunteer groups are still struggling to reach villagers who were driven from their homes.