Saturday, 19 September 2020


News by Country: Myanmar

18 September 2020

Myanmar

·      Suicide cases among Myanmar workers in Malaysia reached 17 (Eleven, 17 September 2020)

·      6000 Myanmar migrants arrested Thai border (Myanmar Times, 16 September 2020)

·      Myanmar races to build field hospital as COVID-19 surge stretches health system (CNA, 16 September 2020)

·      Despite Current Economic Fallout in Myanmar, ADB Forecasts a Bounce (The Irrawaddy, 15 September 2020)

·      Kachin women’s group speaks out on how the Myanmar military profits from deadly jade mines (Asean Today, 10 September 2020)

·      Myanmar moves step closer to new bids on China-backed belt and road project (Straits Times, 9 September 2020)

·      Myanmar Extends Tax Deadline Until End of Year to Aid COVID-Hit Businesses (The Irrawaddy, 8 September 2020)

·      Election countdown starts in Myanmar under coronavirus shadow (Straits Times, 8 September 2020)

·      Border Security Tightened after Covid-19 Cases Surge in Myanmar (CTN News, 8 September 2020)

·      To Fight the Coronavirus, Myanmar Needs a Cease-Fire in Rakhine (Foreign Policy, 3 September 2020)

·      Japan will give emergency loan to response crisis over COVID-19 (Eleven, 3 September 2020)

·      Thai authorities detain illegal Myanmar migrant workers (UCA News, 31 August 2020)

·      Companies asked to delay bringing in workers from covid-hit Myanmar (The Bangkok Post, 28 August 2020)

·      At Least 10 UN, INGO Workers Hit by COVID-19 in Myanmar’s Rakhine State (The Irrawaddy, 28 August 2020)

·      More Myanmar workers suffer abuse in Thailand (Myanmar Times, 27 August 2020)

·      Myanmar receives more overseas financial support to combat Covid-19 (Myanmar Times, 26 August 2020)

·      Myanmar expands Rakhine virus lockdown to cover one million (The Jakarta Post, 26 August 2020)

·      16 Myanmar migrant workers arrested at Thai-Malaysian border (Pattaya Mail, 25 August 2020)

·      Myanmar government reopens Japan overseas career training centre (Myanmar Times, 20 August 2020)

·      Three pregnant Myanmar women detained in Thailand (Myanmar Times, 18 August 2020)

·      EU Myan Ku Fund pays over 45,000 Myanmarese workers (Fibre2Fashion, 13 August 2020)

·      Garment workers seen losing up to US$5.8 billion in wages during coronavirus (Eco Business, 13 August 2020) 

·      Garment factories are using COVID-19 to crackdown on trade unions (Thomson Reuters, 10 August 2020)

·      Over 10,000 undocumented Myanmar citizens in Malaysia to be repatriated by relief flight (Eleven Myanmar, 8 August 2020)

·      Reopen domestic tourism support local employees businesses urge (Myanmar Times, 6 August 2020)

·      Volunteers Help Myanmar Migrant Workers Register to Vote in Thailand (The Irrawaddy, 5 August 2020)

·      Millions of families receive first cash handouts under COVID-19 relief scheme (Frontier Myanmar, 1 August 2020)

·      UN raises concerns over Myanmar's Covid-19 situation (UCA News, 31 July 2020)

·      Hate Speech Threats Proliferate in Myanmar, Southeast Asia (The Irrawaddy, 27 July 2020)

·      Thai detains 32 Myanmar migrant workers entered from Malaysia (Eleven Myanmar, 25 July 2020)

·      Tourism and manufacturing Myanmar hardest hit COVID-19 (Myanmar Times, 23 July 2020)

·      Stockpiling and loans: Myanmar’s rice sector resilient to COVID-19 (Frontier Myanmar, 23 July 2020)

·      Myanmar government allows migrant workers board the flights (Myanmar Times, 21 July 2020)

·      Myanmar trade volumes expected grown despite pandemic (Myanmar Times, 16 July 2020)

·      Thai arrests undocumented Myanmar workers (Eleven, 16 July 2020)

·      Flood returning Myanmar workers strains quarantine capacity (Myanmar Times, 15 July 2020)

·      Myanmar to bring home 10,000 illegal workers from Malaysia (Myanmar Times, 13 July 2020)

·      Almost three quarters COVID-19 Fund Myanmar distributed to SMEs (Myanmar Times, 10 July 2020)

·      Inflation exceeded rate workers' pay rise last year: survey (Myanmar Times, 8 July 2020)

·      Another Myanmar Migrant Returnee Hangs Himself in the Irrawaddy Delta (The Irrawaddy, 6 July 2020)

 

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