The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Speed traps coming to Nay Pyi Taw highway

We’re watching you – so you watch your speed, motorists are being told.




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Girl raped in Nay Pyi Taw ward admin yard

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the compound of a ward administration office in Nay Pyi Taw Council Territory at about 10am on March 6, while her mother was shopping.

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Blaze torches government housing in Myanmar's capital

Six empty houses burned down after a fire started to burn rubbish blazed out of control.

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MRCS opens Nay Pyi Taw highway aid station

The 115-mile rest area on the Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw Highway now houses a 24-hour pre-hospital care and ambulance station operated by the Myanmar Red Cross Society.


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Organisers talk up economic forum in Myanmar

The 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia in Myanmar is being billed by the organiser as the “largest” in the event’s history in the region.



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Thein Sein, speakers grapple over constitutional tribunal chair

A three-cornered struggle has broken out over control of the constitutional process in Nay Pyi Taw.

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