The World Bank Group building in Washington, D.C. Photo: Wikipedia
24 May 2020
The World Bank Group (WBG) new Country Partnership Framework 2020-23 proposes to use the...
Food trucks wait to enter China near Muse, close to the Chinese border in Shan state, on April 20, 2020, after China reduced the number of food trucks allowed to enter per day as a result of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Photo: Phyo Maung Maung/AFP
24 May 2020
The Myanmar and Chinese authorities say traders are incurring losses due to restrictions...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes part in the 'Clap For Our Carers' initiative in support of the National Health Service (NHS) in Downing Street in London, Britain, 21 May 2020. Photo: EPA
23 May 2020
Travellers arriving in Britain from abroad will face 14 days in quarantine, a senior...
Chinese leaders and delegates bow their heads during the opening session of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 22 May 2020. Photo: EPA
23 May 2020
China moved Friday to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement by unveiling plans for a...
(File) Myanmar nationals wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus speak with officials at the immigration post in Myawaddy near the Thai border on March 23, 2020, as thousands of people crossed from Thailand as the border crossings were due to close because of the growing pandemic. Photo: AFP
23 May 2020
It is learned from the Bangkok based Labour affairs diplomat office, under the plan made...
A medical staff member wearing protective gear takes the temperature of a resident while going door-to-door for health check-ups in Yangon on May 22, 2020. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
23 May 2020
A Myanmar news editor has been jailed for two years after his agency reported a...
People getting off a boat in Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast in 2018. Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees shipped to the island are being treated "well" despite claims they are being beaten by security forces (AFP Photo/Polash SHIKDER)
22 May 2020
Bangladesh on Thursday slammed an international rights group's claim that its security...
22 May 2020
The eligibility for the maximum amount of emergency Coronavirus Fund to enterprises hit...
Students play in their classroom of a government school on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
22 May 2020
The Myanmar government has been planning to reopen basic education schools in the middle...
Canadian Christian pastor David Lah wears a mask and face shield at Mayangone Township Court in Yangon on May 20, 2020. Photo: Thura/Mizzima
21 May 2020
Myanmar police arrested a Canadian pastor Wednesday for allegedly holding a service in...
The facade of the Yangon General Hospital in Yangon. Photo: AFP
21 May 2020
As a result of testing 159 samples at the Department of Medical Research and 94 samples...
The new drug is being tested by scientists at China's Peking University. AFP Photo/ WANG ZHAO
20 May 2020
A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the...

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