Health officials are seeking vaccine intervention for a virus driving large numbers of children to the hospital.
Yangon township administrators have denied stories carried by state-owned and other media stating that officials are conducting a census of Yangon Region’s squatter population. They say the immigration department is in fact preparing household lists for workers across the country who moved from their home state or region and have been living at their current address for more than six months.
A woman in Yangon Region has been charged with murder after allegedly seizing a knife wielded by her drunken husband and stabbing him once. The man subsequently died of his wound.