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

‘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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Unrest in capital over ward elections

Residents in a Nay Pyi Taw ward have accused the township administrator of interfering in the process of selecting their local administrator.

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Parliament vows to investigate writer over ‘above the law’ accusations

Parliament approved a motion to form a commission to investigate the identity of a blogger who criticised MPs for an earlier vote on changes to the Constitutional Tribunal Law.

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MPs ignore president on tribunal law changes

Parliament ignored warnings from the president and deputy attorney general that proposed changes to the Constitutional Tribunal Law are unconstitutional.


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Quick return to negotiating table needed: Kachin MP

The Pyithu Hluttaw unanimously approved an urgent proposal to stop the fighting in Kachin State and return to the negotiating table as soon as possible.

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Form new negotiating team: Amyotha Hluttaw

Kachin parliamentarian U Khet Htein Nan urged the government “to lay down basic principles” for peace talks that can help to build trust between the government and Kachin Independence Organisation.

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Hluttaw session begins with focus on peace

The sixth session of parliament opened in Nay Pyi Taw with representatives preparing to tackle the budget, fighting in Kachin State and national planning over the coming months.

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