The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 28 March 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

New team resumes search for bell

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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