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First Rohingya Covid-19 case confirmed

MANDALAY (UCAN): Myanmar has confirmed the first case of Covid- 19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection in…

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Pastor faces jail for defying Covid-19 quarantine

MANDALAY (Agencies) David Lah, a Protestant pastor in Myanmar, was denied bail on June 3…

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Myanmar’s Muslims observe Ramadan at home

MANDALAY (UCAN): Muslims in Myanmar are observing Ramadan, Islam’s holiest month, at homesunder a nationwide…

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Rohingya refugees play football at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Coronavirus fear runs high in Rohingya refugee camps

DHAKA (UCAN): Afzal Rahman and his family have been passing fearful days and nights since…

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View of Yangon from Sakura Tower to the south. Photo: Modulo/CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)
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Covid-19 coronavirus almost spares Myanmar

MANDALAY (UCAN): On March 23, Myanmar’s ministry of health and sports announced that an individual…

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