The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 01 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Plaintiff asks to drop charge against activist Bauk Jar

Judge still yet to decide whether negligent homicide charge filed against Kachin activist can be withdrawn.

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Flood-hit Myawaddy still waiting on aid

Rejecting media reports of ‘thousands’ of aid workers, residents of a Kayin State township tell a different story.


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Balloon rides set for take-off in Mandalay

Eager adventurers will soon have the chance to go up, up and away over Mandalay in a hot-air balloon starting this October, a newly launched company says.

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Riots leave hundreds homeless

Hundreds of Muslim people have been left homeless after riots in Kanbalu.

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Tour guides study up on bird life

New 'birdwatching' workshops shed light on Myanmar's ornithological heritage and cater to an emerging tourism niche.

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RCSS calls on government to lift game on drugs

The government has so far failed to implement drug eradication programs promised during peace talks with the Shan State Army-South, say group representatives.


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‘Gang’ members arrested over Mandalay stabbings

Police in Mandalay say nine people have admitted responsibility for a spate of stabbings in the city’s moat area.

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TB project set for $55m increase

The Ministry of Health will expand its tuberculosis program in an effort to reach an additional 500 drug-resistant TB patients during 2013, ministry officials say.


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Yangon to get reprieve from monsoon in early October

The monsoon is expected to start receding from Myanmar from about September 20, with the rain in Yangon to let up around the first week of October, weather forecasters say.


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Mandalay rice reserves sold to keep prices down

Mandalay Rice Wholesale Centre has been selling off reserves since August 22 in an effort to bring down prices, centre chairman U Thein Zaw says.

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