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Myanmar’s democracy veterans, once again political prisoners

BANGKOK: Carrying just a small bag, Mya Aye was escorted from his home in the dead of the night by Myanmar soldiers just as an internet blackout shrouded the country and a dawn coup ousted its civilian leader Aung...

Aung San Suu Kyi wins parliamentary seat in Myanmar’s GE

YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD), has won a seat in the House of Representatives (Lower House) in Sunday's general elections, Xinhua news agency reported according to the Union Election Commission...

Jade mine landslide kills over 110 in Myanmar’s Kachin state

YANGON: More than 100 miners were killed in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, Anadolu Agency reported according to the country’s emergency services. The landslide in the state of Kachin was caused by heavy rain, triggering a...

Myanmar temporarily suspends entry visas

YANGON: Myanmar will temporarily suspend entry visas beginning today, Sunday in efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic, reported Anadolu Agency. The foreign ministry said late Saturday it will not issue the visas except to diplomats, United Nations (UN) officials and crews of ships and...

Myanmar confirms first two cases of Covid-19

HANOI: The Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar on March 23 reported the two first cases of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The results from the Myanmar National Health Laboratory confirmed that a 36-year-old Myanmar man travelling back from the US and another,...
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80 percent herd immunity possible by August with CanSino vaccine

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing believes that Sarawak can achieve 80 percent herd immunity...
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