The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar to agree to closer nuclear inspections

The UN atomic agency is poised to sign an agreement with Myanmar aimed at clearing up lingering suspicions that its military junta might have sought nuclear weapons.

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Equal treatment: Yangon's Muslim Free Hospital

Despite its somewhat misleading name, Yangon's Muslim Free Hospital provides crucial medical services, filling a gap where Myanmar's underfunded health system falls short.

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General fires back over gun allegations

Associates of Major General Soe Shein have refuted allegations that he pointed a gun at farmers over a land dispute in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Shan reps discuss Myanmar's constitution

MPs from the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party have held a meeting in Taunggyi to discuss potential changes to Myanmar's constitution.

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West to push for another UN resolution

The government’s hopes that the 2012 General Assembly would be the last with a resolution on its human rights record set to be dashed.


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In Hlaing Tharyar, illegal residents face tough decisions

Residents of Hlaing Tharyar face eviction by YCDC, and find themselves left with few choices.


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Hopes fade for national ceasefire in October

The government says it is determined to go ahead with plans to sign a ceasefire agreement with ethnic armed groups in October despite indications that some groups are not ready.

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Health officials reject link between deaths, vaccination campaign

Week-long elephantiasis immunisation campaign hits hurdles when three people die shortly after taking medicine and others subsequently refuse it.

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Traffic police hand out helmets in Thanlyin

Yangon traffic police have distributed 100 motorcycle helmets free of charge in an effort to keep the region’s riders safe.


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For Hlegu community, a battle with no end

Patients languish at the Myitta Parahita Shelter for Leprosy in Yangon's northeast, as funding falls short.

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