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

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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‘Bengali’ group arrested in Nay Pyi Taw

Myanmar Police Force apprehended 12 “Bengalis” as they entered Nay Pyi Taw, Nay Pyi Taw Council secretary U Aung Khin said.

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No need to reselect ward administrator in Nay Pyi Taw, rules district official

A district administrator in Nay Pyi Taw has ruled that a controversial ward administrator election in Pobbathiri township was conducted in accordance with the law, residents said last week.

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Wooden boat salvaged in Nay Pyi Taw

A 65-foot carved wooden boat has been salvaged from a creek in Nay Pyi Taw, residents said last month.



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NPT protest averted after govt agrees compensation

Farmers in the capital have secured more than US$200,000 in compensation from the Nay Pyi Taw City Development Committee for 170 acres of land confiscated in December 2012 for the expansion of a cement factory, ahead of a planned protest over the seizure.

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