The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Police train with Bangladeshi counterparts in United States

A joint delegation of police officers from Myanmar and Bangladesh have returned from a training course in the United States focused on improving border security.

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Flooding brings misery in South Dagon

South Dagon has been particularly badly hit by monsoon rains. Last week, the ground floors of homes in 106 and 107 wards were completely under water.

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Residents in Mandalay call for end to curfew

Residents in Mandalay are urging the authorities to lift the city’s curfew completely, saying it is no longer needed as the situation has returned to normal after violence earlier this month that left two people dead and dozens injured.

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Green growth dialogue launched

The British government has launched a program aimed at bringing together international experts and “key actors” in Myanmar to discuss environmental challenges and possible solutions.

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NLD to protest killing of member

National League for Democracy officials plan to protest the police force’s failure to bring to justice those responsible for the killing of a party member in Hopong township in June.

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Government spends big on flood prevention

The government has spent more than K21 billion (US$21.65 million) to undertake flood prevention measures this rainy season, the president has told parliament.

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Mandalay jade pagoda nearing completion

A pagoda in Mandalay made entirely of jade is nearing completion, its backer says.

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NLD rep loses paternity case

A judge in Pyin Oo Lwin has ruled in favour of a woman who says a National League for Democracy politician is the father of her 16-year-old son.

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Magwe court accepts appeal from reporters

Magwe Region Court has agreed to hear an appeal filed on behalf of four reporters from Unity journal who were jailed for 10 years on July 10.

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Mandalay students demand right to take part in politics

Dozens of students have protested outside Mandalay’s Yadanarpon University demanding that the National Education Bill passed by the Pyithu Hluttaw on March 16 be abolished.

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