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Myanmar police fire into air, 4 hurt by rubber bullets

By Wire Agencies and published by Channel News Asia Naypyidaw: Police fired gunshots into the air and used water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets today (Feb 9), as demonstrators across Myanmar defied a military ban on rallies. Four people were hurt by rubber bullets in the capital Naypyidaw, and one of them, a woman,

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189 new Covid cases as municipalities are barred from buying vaccine

THE coronavirus count today (Feb. 9) remained low at 189 while the Ombudsman issued an announcement forbidding any direct purchase of vaccines by municipalities with their own funds, Sanook.com reported. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman of Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said of the 189 new cases that appeared over a 24-hour period 123 were

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