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  1. FILE PHOTO: Men construct a barricade blocking off their street to prevent the spread of the corona

    Myanmar’s ‘maximum containment’ COVID-19 plan pushed to brink as virus surges

    Myanmar has quarantined tens of thousands of people to prevent a coronavirus outbreak from overwhelming its fragile healthcare system but public ...
  2. Men cross a street amid pandemic after authorities announced a stay-at-home order in Yangon

    Myanmar rejects calls to postpone election despite COVID-19 surge

    Myanmar plans to push ahead with a November general election despite calls from opposition parties to postpone it because of a surge in novel ...
  3. People chat with a barricade between them blocking off their street to prevent the spread of the co

    Myanmar extends Yangon lockdown after record daily jump in COVID-19 cases

    Myanmar announced a stay-at-home order for its biggest city Yangon after reporting a record daily increase in new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
  4. Medical worker in protective suit collects a swab sample from a woman for nucleic acid testing in t

    Myanmar reports 424 new COVID-19 cases in record daily rise

    Myanmar reported 424 new coronavirus infections on Friday, the Southeast Asian country's biggest daily rise so far amid a recent resurgence of the ...
  5. Recent allegations Myanmar's military committed atrocities againt ethnic Rakhine Buddhists

    Rohingya groups in 'solidarity' with Myanmar's ethnic Rakhine

    Rohingya groups around the world displayed a rare show of solidarity on Thursday with Myanmar's ethnic Rakhine, who they say are suffering ...
  6. The sperm was found inside an ostracod -- a type of crustacean that has existed for 500 million

    Scientists find world's oldest sperm in Myanmar amber

    A team of palaeontologists have discovered what they believe is the world's oldest animal sperm, frozen 100 million years ago inside a tiny ...
  7. Workers building temporary shelters for coronavirus patients on a football pitch in Yangon, where

    Myanmar races to build field hospital as COVID-19 surge stretches health system

    Myanmar authorities are racing to build a field hospital in the commercial capital of Yangon to cope with a surge of coronavirus infections that ...
  8. A street food vendor waits for customers at her stall in Yangon

    Calls grow for Myanmar election delay as COVID-19 cases spike

    Opposition parties in Myanmar are calling for November's election to be postponed as the country scrambles to control a COVID-19 surge.