Yangon authorities reopened the parks, which were closed to curb the spread of COVID-19, in the mornings starting from January 21. The Yangon City Development Committee has shut down all the parks and playgrounds on December 21 amid a higher number of COVID-19 reported cases aiming to prevent crowds during...
1.5 million units of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Myanmar on January 22 and the government will employ a vaccination program, according to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar. “To announce good news, we will receive 1.5 million units of COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow (January 22), which is...
Fishery products will require a COVID-19 clearance certificate when exporting to China as Chinese authorities demand it, according to the Myanmar Fishery Federation. Dr. Aung Thu, Union Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, has also pledge departmental collaboration to issue a COVID-19 clearance certificate. Meanwhile, there are also...
Siam Commercial Bank is opening “Siam Commercial Bank Myanmar” to fully expand to Myanmar’s financial market, the only Thai bank allowed to operate a wholly-owned subsidiary bank in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. SCB Myanmar will leverage its digital banking expertise and strength to elevate financial products, services,...
The Ministry of Natural Resource and Environmental Conservation said that it is preparing to declare the Popa area as the National Geopark. It organized a video conference on January 27 to discuss the process of declaring Popa as a national geopark and present the progress on developing the National...
The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, the World’s Biggest Book Sale, will be returning to Myanmar from December 23rd to 30th December 2020 – but this time the event will be held entirely online at the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’s official website. Redesigned to cater to the current need...
Myanmar's leading carrier, Myanmar Airways International (MAI), received its second A320 yesterday. To commemorate the aircraft's arrival from the Netherlands, a celebratory event was held at the Yangon  International Airport (RGN), attended by the top Management personnel from the airlines and members of the media.   The latest addition will join...
By P. Kandiah and Geetha Kandiah Moderna Inc., Sanofi, AstraZeneca plc, Roche, Gilead Sciences and Novartis are just some of the many pharmaceutical companies working to fast-track the development of a coronavirus vaccine. Many companies and research institutions from various countries are racing to develop the vaccine for COVID-19. Who...
BENGALURU, June 3 (Reuters) - India's government has approved Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir for emergency use for five doses in treating COVID-19 patients. Remdesivir, which is administered intravenously in hospital, is the first drug to show improvement in COVID-19 patients in formal clinical trials and is at the...
CB Bank launched CB Card+ mobile application for CB Bank card customers. The customers can view Card information as well as use the app to make payments at any stores which accept Visa contactless payments if their phones have NFC capabilities. CB Card+ application can be downloaded online at...