Myanmar

English pronunciation Myanmar ( below; Burmese: မြန်မာ, ) or Burma (see §Etymology), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest.

June 2, 2020

Advocates Say Govt Too Light on Officers Who Botched Toddler Rape Investigation

Burma Hundreds of people joined the “Justice for Victoria” rally […]
June 2, 2020

Myanmar Back at Work After No Local COVID-19 Transmissions for Two Weeks

Myanmar & COVID-19 Two men in Mandalay enjoy an evening […]
June 2, 2020

First Rohingya Death From COVID-19 Reported in Bangladesh Refugee Camp

One of two Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Isolation and Treatment […]
June 2, 2020

Opening of the First Airport in Myanmar’s Chin State Delayed Amid COVID-19

Burma Surbung Airport in Falam Township, Chin State. / Myanmar […]
June 2, 2020

Deputy Mayor of Myanmar’s Capital Nominated as Yangon Finance Minister

By Nyein Nyein 2 June 2020 The Yangon regional government […]
June 2, 2020

Displaced Children in Western Myanmar Unable to Attend Reopening Schools

Children at an IDP camp in Paletwa. / Ko Myo […]
June 2, 2020

South Korea’s SK Telecom to Help Myanmar Boost Cybersecurity

A computer user explores the Ministry of Health and Sports’ […]
June 2, 2020

Govt to Build Temporary Classrooms to Aid Social Distancing in Schools

Myanmar & COVID-19 A basic education high school in Yangon […]
June 1, 2020

The Building That Exploited Myanmar’s Oil Wealth

The former Burmah Oil Company headquarters on Merchant Street / […]
June 1, 2020

Myanmar Parliament Rejects Move to Oust House Speaker

U T Khun Myat arrives at the Lower House in March […]
June 1, 2020

Myanmar’s Third COVID-19 Lab Begins Operating in Mandalay

The chairperson and other members of Mandalay Region’s Surveillance and […]
June 1, 2020

Japan to Provide US$46 M Emergency Loan to Small Businesses in Myanmar

Myanmar & COVID-19 A small tailor shop in Naypyitaw. / […]