Nay Pyi Taw The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sun, 01 Feb 2015 19:37:00 +0630 en-gb The bell tolls for a new search team Four months after the latest search for the fabled Dhammazedi Bell resulted in claims of discovery, revelations of failure and accusations of fundraising fraud, a new team is having a go at the nation’s favourite treasure-hunt.

]]> (Shwegu Thitsar) Nay Pyi Taw Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:13:16 +0630
Government urges Malaysia to follow Nay Pyi Taw Declaration

The government has urged Malaysia to follow up on the Nay Pyi Taw declaration adopted at the last ASEAN summit, chaired by Myanmar, as well as other issues related to the future of the regional organisation.

]]> (Nyan Lynn Aung) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:14:43 +0630
Food, cosmetics testing lab to open in Nay Pyi Taw A testing laboratory to ensure product quality is being built in Nay Pyi Taw, the government has announced.

]]> (Htoo Thant) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:05:14 +0630
Great Wall rents land to produce hybrid Agriculture firm Great Wall is renting about 440 acres of farmland in Nay Pyi Taw to grow a hybrid rice crop, farmers and officials said last week.

]]> (Htoo Thant) Nay Pyi Taw Fri, 02 Jan 2015 08:46:32 +0630
Elephant camp gets upgrade ahead of VIP visit

Managers of an elephant camp near Nay Pyi Taw are racing to complete renovation work before a planned visit by ASEAN agriculture and forestry ministers later this month.

]]> (Ei Ei Thu) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:03:09 +0630
Traffic boss calls for tougher punishments A Nay Pyi Taw traffic police official says community road safety awareness programs have so far had little impact on the number of accidents occurring in the capital.

]]> (Pyae That Phyo) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:43:58 +0630
U San Sint's bail application rejected Former Minister for Religious Affairs U San Sint has had an application for bail rejected by Dekkhinathiri District Court in Nay Pyi Taw.

]]> (Pyae That Phyo) Nay Pyi Taw Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:06:50 +0630
Scam artist hits Nay Pyi Taw hospital A doctor at a large public hospital near Nay Pyi Taw has filed a lawsuit against a man posing as a military officer who she alleges extorted money from patients and their families on several different occasions by using her name.

]]> (Hsu Hlaing Htun) Nay Pyi Taw Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:37:35 +0630
Crisis response centre opens A National Crisis Management Center designed to better protect Myanmar from extreme weather, earthquakes, outbreaks of disease and man-made emergencies opened in Nay Pyi Taw on June 11.

]]> (Aye Nyein Win) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:40:50 +0630
Thousands greet Daw Suu for petition campaign launch in the capital Daw Aung San Suu Kyi brought her calls for constitutional change to the nation’s capital, launching a petition campaign in Nay Pyi Taw that will push for an amendment to section 436.

]]> (Hsu Hlaing Htun and Tim McLaughlin) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:12:43 +0630