The Myanmar Times
Monday, 06 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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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.


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Myanmar showcases reforms, and capital, at regional meet

Hosting of ASEAN Summit for the first time has brought the country “political dignity”, official says.



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