Friday, September 18, 2020

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[COVID-19 Briefing] Domestic Travel Stopped

As the second wave of COVID-19 is hitting Myanmar, especially Yangon, tougher measures are now implemented with no domestic flights or express bus services.

More Stay-at-home Orders and COVID-19 Updates (10 Sep 2020)

21 more townships have been declared stay-at-home: 1. South Okkalapa 2. Tamwe 3. Mayangone 4. Kamaryut 5. North Dagon Myothit 6. Hlaingthaya 7. Sanchaung 8. Botahtaung 9. Mingalar Taungnyunt 10. South Dagon Myothit 11. Yankin 12....

COVID-19 Updates (7 September 2020)

From tomorrow all the restaurants and cafes in Yangon Region will only serve takeaway. 45 new cases this morning; the total number is...

Takeaway Order for Restaurants and COVID-19 Updates (3 Sep 2020)

120 new cases in 24 hours, and the total number is now 1,058. There were  5,409 people who entered Yangon Region from Rakhine...

Stay-at-home Order and COVID-19 Updates (2 September 2020)

The government has announced the residents of Thingangyun, Insein, North Oakkalapa, Thakayta, Hlaing, Pazuntaung, and Mingalardon townships to stay at home. Under the...

COVID-19 Updates (1 Sep 2020)

100 new cases in 24 hours in which 49 are from Rakhine, 47 Yangon and one each from Nay Pyi Taw, Myingyan, Magway...

What’s trending on social media (31 August 2020)

COVID-19 Updates  12 new cases have been confirmed this morning, putting the total number at 787. One of them lives in Mingalardon Township. He came back...

COVID-19 Updates (27 August 2020)

1) Rakhine State is now the epicentre of COVID-19 resurgence with 184 new cases in the past 10 days. 2) Sittwe is the most affected...

Latest news

Art unchained: Yangon galleries keep creativity flowing

Art knows no boundary - or lockdown. Although many galleries are closed due to COVID-19, some gallery owners find...

Online Festivals to keep the traditions alive

Last month several famous traditional festivals in Myanmar were unfortunately cancelled due to Covid-19. The Taungbyone Nat festival near Mandalay and the Lawkananda festival in Bagan were two of the more recent ones cancelled. To keep the tradition, the spirit and the fun of these festivals alive, MYANMORE is together with Exploration Travel creating "online festivals” with a short story about each festival, pictures from previous years and inviting people to add pictures, stories and memories of the festival.

[COVID-19 Briefing] Domestic Travel Stopped

As the second wave of COVID-19 is hitting Myanmar, especially Yangon, tougher measures are now implemented with no domestic flights or express bus services.
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