The Myanmar Times
Friday, 29 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Administrative reforms aimed at Union level

A three-plank platform for administrative reform is being hammered together by policy experts in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Sugar factory workers plan wages protest

Sugar factory workers in Nay Pyi Taw’s Pyinmana township will stage a sit-in next week to demand higher pay, their leaders say.

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Hluttaw reps criticise Ministry of Agriculture for Nay Pyi Taw focus

The Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry has been accused of favouring the capital in its efforts to boost productivity of the nation’s farms.

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Pharmacies pledge not to sell sexual stimulants

No sex pills please – this is Nay Pyi Taw. Pharmacies throughout the capital have pledged to clear their shelves of amphetamines and sexual stimulation drugs for the duration of the Thingyan water festival, Police Colonel Zaw Khin Aung, deputy head of Nay Pyi Taw Police Force, said yesterday.

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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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