The costs of hotel quarantine

As part of the effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 governments around the world have insisted on quarantining COVID-19 positive patients and those returning from overseas – usually for 14 or 21 days, depending on the country and jurisdiction. Myanmar is no different. Since the first cases were detected in March infected patients and […]

Employment in Myanmar during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Many Thai and international companies have expanded rapidly into Myanmar in recent years, in what had seemed to be an unstoppable expansion of cross-border trade resulting from the country’s emergence back onto the global stage. For those companies, the COVID-19 situation in Myanmar has been a cause for much concern and uncertainty—doubly so for those […]