As the military brazenly guns down its own citizens in ever-larger numbers, activists are finding new ways to resist.
With most internet access cut, one Frontier reporter struggles to keep their Ayeyarwady Region village informed while dictating stories to editors in Yangon by phone.
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The transmission of COVID-19 has been much lower in tropical countries than in China’s Wuhan, Europe and the United States, and strict adherence to prevention measures – rather than a full lockdown – might be sufficient to limit its spread in South and Southeast Asia.
A lack of cooperation among key township officials is hampering the effort to combat COVID-19 and raises questions about how a city-wide lockdown will be enforced during Thingyan.
Bangladesh has imposed a "complete lockdown" in Cox's Bazar district, home to over a million Rohingya refugees, to halt the spread of coronavirus, officials said Thursday.
Lower than expected power demand due to cooler weather and the impact of COVID-19 means lengthy power cuts are unlikely this hot season despite delays to three emergency power projects.