The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

EU-Myanmar Task Force holds first meet

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.

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Peace process will not be ‘sustainable’ without women

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.

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Residents slam police over raid on village

Nay Pyi Taw residents have accused police of acting like “terrorists” during a nighttime raid on a village.


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One person dies in Lewe floods

Flooding in Lewe township in Nay Pyi Taw has claimed one life and may have destroyed crops in up to 200 farms, local officials say.


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Democracy Day discussions focus on ethnic rights

Ethnic rights were the main focus of discussions at an International Day of Democracy ceremony held in Nay Pyi Taw on September 15.


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General fires back over gun allegations

Associates of Major General Soe Shein have refuted allegations that he pointed a gun at farmers over a land dispute in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Police arrest one after stun gun abduction in Pyinmana township

One man has been arrested and police are hunting four more after they allegedly used a stun gun to attack and abduct another man and steal his car in Pyinmana township on September 7.

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NPT car co-op sells out on first day

A cooperative set up to sell taxis on instalment in Nay Pyi Taw’s Zabuthiri township shifted all 20 of the cars allocated by the Ministry of Cooperatives on its first day of operation, its chairman said.

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Loosening Nay Pyi Taw’s grip

Momentum is growing for state and region governments to be given a greater share of the budget, but key advisers urge caution.

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Zoo, safari park school tours launched

Explore the forest – from the comfort of the nation’s capital. That’s the program being offered by the Htoo Foundation for outstanding students from eight Nay Pyi Taw high schools.


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