Nay Pyi Taw The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:00:38 +0630 en-gb 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
Defence ministers honour Lao counterpart after crash

A plane crash in Laos that killed five senior government officials has overshadowed a regional meeting of defence ministers in Nay Pyi Taw.

]]> (Pyae Thet Phyo with AFP) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 26 May 2014 09:58:44 +0630
Myanmar showcases reforms, and capital, at regional meet Hosting of ASEAN Summit for the first time has brought the country “political dignity”, official says.

]]> (AFP) Nay Pyi Taw Mon, 12 May 2014 12:02:35 +0630
Farmers to take back confiscated land from military Farmers in Nay Pyi Taw's Lewe township are threatening to take back hundreds of acres of land they say was confiscated by the military in 2010, after local authorities refused to return it to them.

]]> (Pyae Thet Phyo) Nay Pyi Taw Thu, 01 May 2014 10:27:39 +0630
New weather radars set to be rolled out Three sophisticated weather radars will be installed in Myanmar within the next three years with assistance from the Japanese government, according to an official with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology in Nay Pyi Taw.

]]> (Than Naing Soe) Nay Pyi Taw Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:23:32 +0630