A plane crash in Laos that killed five senior government officials has overshadowed a regional meeting of defence ministers in Nay Pyi Taw.
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.
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.
Credible, transparent and inclusive elections in 2015 and a review of the 2008 constitution will be key milestones in Myanmar’s transition to democracy, said a joint statement released at the conclusion of the first plenary session of the European Union-Myanmar Task Force in Nay Pyi Taw on November 15.
A Nay Pyi Taw forum discusses the cost of conflict in terms of gender – and questions why women haven’t been given more seats at the peace talk table.