The economic pain of the pathogen bites in Myanmar, Laos, and other neighbors.
Three reporters from the Narinjara news agency were arrested and questioned by police in a raid in Sittwe.
Industry insiders say there will be no shortage but urged the public not to hoard.
Voice of Myanmar editor-in-chief Nay Myo Lin could face life in prison on ‘terrorism’ charges.
Local residents are attending festivals, unaware of government bans on public gatherings.
Pyaing Taing residents believe that soldiers intentionally bombed and burned down houses in their community.
HRW urges the government to ensure access to ‘information, humanitarian aid, and health services’ and test those showing symptoms.
Refugees know little about coronavirus pandemic because they lack information, camp leader says.
Facebook, the dominant media platform in Myanmar, is awash in rumor and disinformation.
DMG and Narinjara News, which cover Rakhine’s conflict, have their websites blocked.
The military will ‘strengthen our actions against them’ under the Counter-Terrorism Law, a spokesman says.
The militia has been known for drug trafficking and the production of methamphetamine tablets.
Five villages are hit by government army fire, say residents who fled.
One villager was shot in the leg, and several police were hurt by stones and slingshots in the Mandalay region melee.
A regional government minister who had contact with the patient is quarantined for 14 days.
The Myanmar military defends the label while local lawmakers predicted more violence.
The Kachin Independence Organization sets up a local university after deal with central government collapses.
The announcement comes as tens of thousands of migrant workers return to their homes from Thailand.