Artist U Marlar, Favorite of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Dies of COVID-19 - The Irrawaddy

Then State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (center left) attends the opening of ‘Shades of Art, Colors of Inspiration’, an exhibition of works by artist U Marlar (center right), at the National Museum of Myanmar in Yangon in 2016. Artist U Marlar, a favorite of detained State Counselor Daw Aung S...


Myanmar's COVID-19 Third Wave Yet to Peak

Dead bodies awaiting cremation at Kyesu Cemetery in Dagon Seikkan, Yangon on July 17. / NKM While Myanmar has been experiencing massive political and economic turmoil since the February coup, a de...

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Official Myanmar COVID-19 Deaths Exceed 10000

Bodies await cremation at a cemetery in Yangon in mid-July. / The Irrawaddy Myanmar’s total COVID-19 death toll has exceeded more than 10,000, while the total confirmed cases is more than 310,000...

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La Birmanie, la tête au coronavirus et les pieds dans l'eau

Inondations, glissements de terrain, pollution… Les fortes pluies qui ont frappé la Birmanie par l’ouest ces derniers jours laissent leur lot de drames derrières elle et rappellent tristement que le pays figure parmi les plus à risque de la planète aux aléas climatiques variés et à leurs conséquence...