Myanmar

‘Eating rats’: Myanmar’s second lockdown drives hunger in city slums

Poverty in the developing East Asia and Pacific region is set to rise for the first time in 20 years due to COVID-19, the World Bank said in September, …

by · Friday, 23 October 2020 · Myanmar, Philippines

Hotline clears Covid-19 barriers

When Maw la Myine, 45, was a child growing up in poverty-stricken Mon state in Myanmar, he dreamed of becoming a lawyer to help his people …

by · Wednesday, 6 May 2020 · Myanmar, Thailand

Five areas chosen for child labour elimination pilot project

It is found that the countries facing poverty-related challenges use more child workers. In Myanmar, there are 12.4 million child population aged …

by · Sunday, 26 January 2020 · Myanmar, Thailand

Collective efforts stressed for tackling poverty, conflict and global warming

PHNOM PENH (CAMBODIA), Nov 20: Leaders of different countries including Nepal, the Philippines, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Afghanistan on …

by · Wednesday, 20 November 2019 · Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines