Yangon to distribute antigen test kits for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Sports is planning to use antigen test kits, which can give results within 20 to 30 minutes, to test for COVID-19 starting from September 29, said the ministry’s spokesperson U Than Naing Soe. Myanmar is expecting to receive a total of 200,000 test kits from Korea, around half of which […]

Yangon project tests quake resistance of city high-rises

A project to assess the ability of Yangon’s buildings to withstand earthquakes will begin with Tarmwe township, the region’s Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said at the launch of the project at a local hotel. Tarmwe is densely populated and has many high-rise buildings, so they should be strengthened to be able to resist […]