PPE is imported from China and polling stations are added as country of 54 million faces surge in pandemic.
The Myawaddy had said that candidates for parliament must preserve the country's 'race and religion,' a violation of election laws.
Officials said the conference was needed because the U.N. had not met its 2020 goal.
AA denies NGO’s claim, says it is buying ‘old rice’ above the market price.
The vote is cancelled wholly in 15 townships in Shan and Rakhine states and partially in over 500 village tracts in Kachin, Karen, and Mon States and the Bago region.
The Arakan Army says the "NLD is using traitorous Rakhine people to turn against each other."
The country's WHO representative tells RFA that recent developments point to more infections.
Author Pencilo was found not guilty of violating the Telecommunications Law’s notorious Section 66(d), in a first.
Senior Union Election Commission official says strict rules and lessons from Asian states have helped country prepare.
Myanmar Union Election Commission member Myint Naing says safety rules properly followed will minimize COVID-19 risks on Nov. 8.
Bangladesh’s foreign minister and a visiting senior American official discuss efforts to aid the refugee group.
The abductions took place in southern Rakhine, which has been relatively untouched by the 23-month-old conflict.
The Union Election Commission says the politicians failed to meet citizenship requirements.
Campaign posters and voting apps have featured derogatory language about the Muslim minority in western Myanmar.
Radio Free Myanmar carried 300 false claims about the ruling party and Rohingya in a month, says a watchdog.
But some in Bangladesh say public displays of support for Rakhine state's ethnic Arakan Army could delay efforts to repatriate Rohingya refugees also in Bangladesh.
The minorities share a long history in Rakhine state and recent experience of mistreatment by the Myanmar army.
Some 900 migrant workers rallied to be allowed to vote on the Chinese side of the border, which they can’t easily cross.