The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Yuzana seeks permission to fire factory workers

Workers at a sugar refinery in Nay Pyi Taw are planning to strike in protest of owner Yuzana's plans to cut 166 jobs.

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Nay Pyi Taw officials combat dengue outbreak

A child’s death from dengue fever has triggered a fight back against the disease in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Farmers seek compensation ahead of games

Farmers whose land was used to build a stadium for the SEA Games are calling on the government to speed up the compensation payment process.

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SIM distribution system 'not fair'

Migrant workers in Nay Pyi Taw say they are missing out on K1500 SIM cards due to impractical ID requirements.

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US officials continue dialogue with navy

The navy’s top brass met United States officials in Nay Pyi Taw last week in another indication of the country’s strong desire to engage with Myanmar’s military and its naval realignment to the Asia-Pacific region.

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Farmers await compensation for cement factory

Farmers in Nay Pyi Taw should soon receive the compensation promised to them in January.

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Farmers defy military, cultivate farmland

Farmers in Nay Pyi Taw whose fields were confiscated by the army more than 20 years ago have begun growing crops on the still-vacant land.

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Bus services from capital limited during Thingyan

Changes to bus and train services will affect those travelling to and from Nay Pyi Taw during the Thingyan holiday.

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Nay Pyi Taw hit by minor earthquakes

Two moderate earthquakes rocked central Myanmar last week but no casualties were reported.

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Residents band together to protect homes in Pyinmana

Fear stalks the streets of Pyinmana as soldiers and police mount checkpoints, and vigilante groups form to protect their homes, mosques and monasteries, local people say.


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