Local News

Dec 03, 2020

News release on COVID-19
(8:00 p.m., 12-3-2020)

1. The Ministry of Health and Sports is continuously conducting surveillance on COVID-19 acute respiratory disease at international entry/exit gates, in hospital-based and community-based processes, and in collaboration with private hospitals.


2. There are 14 quarantined patients under surveillance in respective hospitals between 6 p.m., 11-3-2020, to 6 p.m., 12-3-2020. Their lab samples have been sent to the National Health Laboratory (Yangon).

Sep 19, 2020
Firstly, I would like to talk about the Pa-O National Organization (PNO) before delving into our policies, stance and work programmes. Even though we are named the Pa-O National Organization, we have been working together with all ethnic groups living together with us from the time of struggle for independence up to this day with no discrimination.
Sep 19, 2020
​​​​​​​Ta-arng (Palaung) National Party (TNP) General Secretary U Myln Ownn Khaine, and member of the Executive Committee Tar Hla Pe presented party’s policy, stance and work programmes through radio and TV on 18 September.
Sep 19, 2020

Democratic Party for Myanmar New Society Chairperson U Zin Aung presented party’s policy, stance and work programmes through radio and TV on 18 September.

Esteemed people

Sep 19, 2020
Ministry of Health and Sports held a coordination meeting on the update situation of COVID-19 yesterday, with emphasis on contact tracing to put the pandemic under control. Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe discussed the three major strategies of contact tracing, enforcement of treatments and systematic management in quarantine centres. He also called for public cooperation in disease control measures in health, politics, economic and social issues, and the important role of local governments in addressing the second wave of pandemic.
Sep 19, 2020
U Kyaw Tin, Union Minister for International Cooperation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar held discussions with Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia via videoconference
Sep 19, 2020
Union Minister for Planning, Finance and Industry U Soe Win held a virtual meeting with World Bank Vice President for Asia-Pacific Region Ms Victoria Kwakwa from the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Sep 19, 2020
The 7th Council of Bureaux Working Group (CoBWG) Meeting was held online on 15 September in line with Protocol-5 (ASEAN Scheme of Compulsory Motor Vehicle Insurance) of ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit (AFAFGIT).
Sep 19, 2020
  The 23rd ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM) was held via videoconferencing yesterday morning. The meeting was participated by Central Bank of Myanmar Governor U Kyaw Kyaw Maung, Deputy Minister for Planning, Finance and Industry U Maung Maung Win, CBM Deputy Governor U Soe Thein, ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, President of Asia Development Bank Mr Masatsugu Asakawa, the Director-General of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office AMRO, the Secretary-General of ASEAN and the Deputy Managing Director of International Monetary Fund.
Sep 19, 2020
A relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines landed at Yangon International Airport yesterday afternoon, with 153 citizens who were stranded in Singapore due to suspension of international flights. The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government provided them with proper medical tests and arranged 14-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home quarantine.