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Myanmar reports 112 new Covid-19 infections, 1 more death
Yangon, Jan 24 (IANS) Myanmar reported 112 new Covid-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 1.44 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 42 more Omicron cases
Yangon, Jan 18 (IANS) Myanmar reported 42 more Covid-19 cases of the Omicron variant on Monday, bringing the tally to 118, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 3 more Omicron cases of Covid-19
Yangon, Jan 15 (IANS) Myanmar reported three more cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19, bringing the tally to 66, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 42 more Omicron cases of Covid-19
Yangon, Jan 14 (IANS) Myanmar reported 42 more cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19, bringing the tally to 63, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2022-01-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 more years in jail
Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 11 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1, 2021 military coup, has been sentenced to four more years in prison after her first conviction last month during which she was given a reduced term of two years.
2022-01-11
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar to further extend ceasefire period until end of 2022
Yangon, Jan 9 (IANS) Myanmar's military has planned to further extend its ceasefire with ethnic armed groups until the end of 2022, according to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
2022-01-09
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
144 new Covid cases, 1 more death in Myanmar
Yangon, Jan 5 (IANS) Myanmar reported 144 new Covid-19 cases and one more death in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.
2022-01-05
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar extends entry restrictions
Yangon, Jan 2 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Ministry has announced the extension of entry restrictions for travellers to January 31 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2022-01-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar further extends suspension of int'l commercial flights until end of January
Yangon, Jan 1 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has further extended the suspension of international commercial flights until the end of January 2022.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid-19 cases increase to 529,613 in Myanmar
Yangon, Dec 27 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases has increased to 529,613 in Myanmar after 110 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the country, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Sunday.
2021-12-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Myanmar reports 176 new Covid-19 cases, 3 more deaths
Yangon, Dec 26 (IANS) Myanmar reported 176 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positive rate of 1.61 per cent, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2021-12-26
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 213 new Covid-19 cases
Yangon, Dec 25 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 infections has risen to 529,327 in Myanmar after 213 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health.
2021-12-25
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 276 new Covid cases, 7 more deaths
Yangon, Dec 24 (IANS) Myanmar has reported 276 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 529,114 on Thursday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
3 bodies retrieved after landslide in northern Myanmar
Yangon, Dec 23 (IANS) Three bodies had been recovered as of Thursday morning after a landslide hit Myanmar's Kachin state on Wednesday, according to a statement of the Fire Services Department.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Myanmar reports 259 new Covid cases
Yangon, Dec 22 (IANS) Myanmar reported 259 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total tally to 528,639, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Over 80 missing in landslide at jade mine in Myanmar
Yangon, Dec 22 (IANS) Over 80 people went missing in a jade mine landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state in the early hours of Wednesday, a local village administration official said.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Covid-19 cases increase to 528,380 in Myanmar
Yangon, Dec 21 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases has increased to 528,380 in Myanmar after 127 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Monday.
2021-12-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 152 new Covid-19 cases, 7 more deaths
Yangon, Dec 20 (IANS) Myanmar reported 152 new Covid-19 infections with daily positivity rate of 1.32 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Sunday.
2021-12-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 217 new Covid-19 cases, 7 more deaths
Yangon, Dec 18 (IANS) Myanmar has recorded 217 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 527,931, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Friday.
2021-12-18
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 cases rise to 527,714 in Myanmar
Yangon, Dec 17 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases has risen to 527,714 in Myanmar after 211 new infections were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Suu Kyi's jail term halved by 2 yrs
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7 (IANS) The four-year jail sentences of Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, as well as deposed President Win Myint have been halved by two years by the ruling military regime.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Suu Kyi's jail term halved by 2 yrs
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7 (IANS) The four-year jail sentences of Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, as well as deposed President Win Myint have been halved by two years by the ruling military regime.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
The external dimensions of India-Russia relations
New Delhi, Dec 6: In the two decades since India and Russia declared a new strategic partnership, the global geopolitical landscape has undergone major transformations. While the partnership retains a strong strategic content, its course has inevitably been impacted by shifting equations between major global powers. This aspect is likely to figure prominently on the dialogue agenda of President Putin and Prime Minister Modi on December 6.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Myanmar,National
Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 yrs in jail
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 6 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison after she was "found guilty on charges of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules under a natural disasters law", the media reported.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar to vaccinate 50% of target group by year end
Yangon, Nov 30 (IANS) Myanmar plans to vaccinate 50 per cent of the target group by the end of December this year, state media reported on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Myanmar,National,Health/Medicine
Myanmar to resume int'l tourism next yr
Yangon, Nov 24 (IANS) Myanmar has rolled out plans to resume international tourism early next year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism on Wednesday.
2021-11-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reopens schools
Yangon, Nov 1 (IANS) Myanmar on Monday reopened all basic education schools, including private schools and Buddhist monastic schools, amid a decrease in daily Covid-19 infections in the country.
2021-11-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 905 new Covid-19 cases, 22 more deaths
Yangon, Oct 30 (IANS) Myanmar recorded 905 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 22 more deaths from the pandemic in the past 24 hours, said a release from the Ministry of Health on Friday.
2021-10-30
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar to reopen schools from November
Yangon, Oct 29 (IANS) Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 on Thursday announced reopening schools across the country from November.
2021-10-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar schools to remain closed for another week
Yangon, Oct 24 (IANS) Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has announced further extension of the closure of schools nationwide until the end of October.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar remits sentences of 1,316 prisoners
Yangon, Oct 18 (IANS) The State Administration Council of Myanmar on Monday remitted the sentences of 1,316 prisoners.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 1,205 new Covid-19 cases, 32 more deaths
Yangon, Oct 17 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,205 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 6.8 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Saturday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 1,514 new Covid cases, 33 deaths
Yangon, Oct 14 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,514 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 8.1 per cent in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 484,317, according to a release issued by the Ministry of Health on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Myanmar,National,Health/Medicine
Myanmar to launch Covid vax programme for schoolchildren
Yangon, Oct 10 (IANS) Myanmar will launch a Covid-19 vaccination programme for schoolchildren aged over 12 years next week, the state-run media reported on Sunday.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Myanmar extends suspension of int'l flights
Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 1 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has further extended the suspension of international flights until the end of October.
2021-10-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 1,630 new Covid cases, 48 more deaths
Yangon, Sep 29 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,630 new Covid-19 cases with 48 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
2021-09-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 1,282 new Covid cases, 56 more deaths
Yangon, Sep 28 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,282 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 7.2 per cent, bringing the tally to 459,436 cases in the country on Monday, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Another 4mn doses of Chinese vaccines arrive in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 27 (IANS) Another 4 million doses of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines purchased by Myanmar arrived at Yangon International Airport on Sunday, according to a release from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar to receive 10 mn doses of Covid-19 vaccines in Sep
Yangon, Sep 8 (IANS) Myanmar will receive 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines this month, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said at a meeting on Tuesday.
2021-09-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar extends entry restrictions on travellers for 1 more month
Yangon, Sep 1 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday further extended the entry restrictions for travellers till the end of September.
2021-09-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar extends suspension of int'l flights
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications had announced the extension of the suspension of international commercial flights until the end of September.
2021-08-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar extends Covid preventive measures until Sep 30
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 30 (IANS) Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has decided to extend the period for preventive measures to September 30.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Over 600 mine blasts occur in Yangon region since Feb
Yangon, Aug 28 (IANS) Myanmar authorities have arrested 322 suspects in connection with 619 mine explosions that took place in the Yangon region since February this year, spokesperson for the State Administration Council said.
2021-08-28
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Myanmar extends public holiday period to contain Covid-19
Yangon, Aug 21 (IANS) Myanmar's State Administration Council has further extended the public holiday period to the end of August to curb the spread of Covid-19, according to the council's order on Friday.
2021-08-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Over 1.8mn people vaccinated against Covid in Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 2 (IANS) Myanmar has vaccinated over 1.8 million people against Covid-19 as of July 21 this year, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing said in a televised statement.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar likely to hold general elections in 2nd half of 2023
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 1 (IANS) Myanmar is likely to hold new general elections in the second half of 2023, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, chair of the newly-formed State Administration Council, said on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar further extends restrictions on travellers
Nay Pyi Taw, July 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry has further extended the entry restrictions for all travellers to the end of August amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Results of 2020 Myanmar general elections cancelled
Nay Pyi Taw, July 27 (IANS) The Myanmar junta has cancelled the results of the 2020 general elections won by ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, a move that comes almost six months after the military coup on February 1.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in 18 more towns
Yangon, July 12 (IANS) Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in 18 more towns across the country due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the state-run media reported on Sunday.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid-19 cases surpass 180,000 in Myanmar
Yangon, July 9 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Myanmar has increased to 180,055 on Thursday after 4,132 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Politics