Myanmar

‘Time of the Essence’ to end Myanmar Crisis

… economic assistance in wake of a UNDP forecast that almost half of the population, or about 25 million, could fall below poverty line in six months.

by · Monday, 3 May 2021 · Myanmar, Thailand

Double crises of coup and Covid could push half of Myanmar’s population into poverty, UN warns

(CNN) — Almost half of Myanmar’s population could be forced into poverty by the end of the year as the country teeters on the brink of economic …

by · Saturday, 1 May 2021 · Myanmar, Philippines

Covid-19 and the coup may push half of Myanmar into poverty

The United Nations Development Program predicted that up to 25 million Burmese people could suffer below the poverty line by the beginning of 2022 …

by · Friday, 30 April 2021 · Myanmar, Thailand

Myanmar says rice exports still on track

Myanmar says rice exports still on track. Shipments of 2m tonnes forecast this year despite warnings of growing poverty and hunger. published : 30 Apr …

by · Friday, 30 April 2021 · Myanmar, Thailand

Coup, pandemic driving half of Myanmar into poverty: UN

Half of Myanmar’s population could be living in poverty next year, driven by the combination of the pandemic and the political crisis sparked by the …

by · Friday, 30 April 2021 · Myanmar, Philippines

Half of Myanmar’s population risks falling into poverty by 2022: UNDP

"COVID-19 and the ongoing political crisis are compounding shocks which are pushing the most vulnerable back and more deeply into poverty," UN …

by · Friday, 30 April 2021 · Myanmar, Thailand

US to restore true democracy in Myanmar, not Suu Kyi defender of genocide

We feared for the millions who had been descending into poverty, as half of the Myanmar people reportedly live far below the poverty line.

by · Saturday, 13 February 2021 · Myanmar, Philippines

THE DAY IN PHOTOS: February 5, 2021

Read More: Myanmar Burma civil disobedience coup military protest oor poverty government response Duterte electric unicycle transport …

by · Friday, 5 February 2021 · Myanmar, Philippines

‘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