Category: General

Myanmar Market Price Update (March 2021)

Highlights:• The average retail price of rice and cooking oil continue an upward trend.• Since January, the average retail price of rice has increased 5% across monitored markets, with higher increases in central Rakhine (7%), Chin (8%) and Kachin (11%…

Myanmar violence ‘must cease immediately’: UN agencies

The United Nations Country Team in Myanmar reiterated its call for an end to violence against civilians, amid reports of dozens of deaths in the latest crackdown on protests against the military takeover.More than 80 people lost their lives on Friday a…

COVID-19 Cases Rise To 142,587 In Myanmar

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar has risen to 142,587, including 11 newly detected infections, according to a release from the Ministry of Health, yesterday.No new deaths from the pandemic were recorded yesterday, leaving the death…

US to Provide Coronavirus Vaccines to Neighbors??

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. and Mexican officials deny Washington is attaching any strings to a likely shipment of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses to America’s southern neighbor at a time of heightened migration passing through Mexico en route to the Unit…

EU Investigators to Release Findings on AstraZeneca Vaccine

The European Union’s medications watchdog is due to release initial results Thursday of its investigation into whether there is a connection between the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and cases of recipients developing blood clots.The Europe…

Facebook to Add Labels to Vaccine Posts

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the social media company will label what it determines is “credible information” about COVID-19 vaccinations.The company will add labels to posts about the vaccines, which will contain “credible information” from t…