WFP launches domestic flights in Myanmar to support COVID-19 response and humanitarian operations [EN/MY]

YANGON, MYANMAR – A United Nations chartered flight, operated by the World Food Programme (WFP), departed from Yangon today transporting medical supplies and front-line aid workers to support the COVID-19 response and humanitarian operations in Rakhine State. WFP arranged this humanitarian flight because domestic commercial air services have been temporarily suspended in Myanmar in September, […]

What if Prayut steps down?

The deadline arrives today (Saturday) for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to listen to the anti-government protesters’ demands and step down, but it is very unlikely the embattled premier will cave in. However, in an apparent fit of wishful thinking, some critics are speculating on scenarios if he does quit. The student-led demonstrators handed a mock […]