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Myanmar watermelon farmers feel pinch as coronavirus hits China trade

08 Feb 2020

BAGO, Myanmar In a field in southern Myanmar, Naing Lin Htet stands among hundreds of overripe watermelons he intended to export to neighbouring China but will instead leave to rot because of the fast-spreading coronavirus that has hammered sales. | Video

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states: telco operator

05 Feb 2020

YANGON Myanmar has reimposed an internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states, after partially lifting the blackout five months ago, a leading telecoms operator said late on Monday.

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states - telco operator

04 Feb 2020

YANGON, Feb 4 Myanmar has reimposed an internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states, after partially lifting the blackout five months ago, a leading telecoms operator said late on Monday.

Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling

04 Feb 2020

YANGON Two women, one pregnant, were killed and seven other people were wounded when shells hit a Rohingya village in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Saturday, Jan. 25.

Myanmar students flown home from coronavirus-stricken Wuhan

02 Feb 2020

YANGON Dozens of Myanmar students were evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan early Sunday, government officials said, the latest foreign nationals to be flown home from the region.

Myanmar students flown home from coronavirus-stricken Wuhan

02 Feb 2020

YANGON Dozens of Myanmar students were evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan early Sunday, government officials said, the latest foreign nationals to be flown home from the region.

Myanmar students flown home from coronavirus-stricken Wuhan

02 Feb 2020

YANGON Dozens of Myanmar students were evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan early Sunday, government officials said, the latest foreign nationals to be flown home from the region.

Myanmar turns back China Southern flight over coronavirus fears: government spokesman

31 Jan 2020

YANGON Authorities in Myanmar turned back a China Southern flight from Guangzhou with almost everyone on board on Friday after one of the passengers was found with flu symptoms similar to the fast-spreading coronavirus, a government spokesman said.

Myanmar turns back China Southern flight over coronavirus fears: government spokesman

31 Jan 2020

YANGON Authorities in Myanmar turned back a China Southern flight from Guangzhou with almost everyone on board on Friday after one of the passengers was found with flu symptoms similar to the fast-spreading coronavirus, a government spokesman said.

Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court's order

24 Jan 2020

YANGON Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority.

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