The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 03 September 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Police told not to charge for clearance letters

Police have been ordered to provide criminal clearance letters free of charge, after a forgery ring was uncovered earlier this month in Yangon.

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Nine Muslim children from Rakhine State arrested in Yangon

During a car inspection on August 22, police discovered a drunk driver who was attempting to smuggle in 10 people from IDP camps.

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Police boost security after Thai bombing

Yangon police have stepped up security in the wake of last week’s Bangkok bombing, but say there is no evidence to suggest the culprits are in Yangon or planning an attack here.

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Yangon school bus plan stalls

It seemed like a solid proposal: Provide bus transport for all government-run schools in order to reduce traffic congestion, improve safety and save time for parents.

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In outer Yangon, caseload cuts court dates to 10 minutes

Judges at Hlaing Tharyar Township Court are often faced with up to 40 criminal cases a day, leaving insufficient time to hear testimony and consider evidence.

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Campaign season arrives early on the outskirts of Yangon

Has the campaign period begun? While the Union Election Commission is yet to announce the formal start of campaigning, the National League for Democracy certainly thinks so.

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Police charge junior engineer over fire at MEC gas factory

Senior officials from a military-owned gas factory have escaped police charges over an explosion and fire on August 21.

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Migrants, squatters to be added to electoral rolls

Up to 300,000 residents without a fixed address or household registration documents will be eligible to vote in the November 8 election, the head of Yangon’s election commission has told The Myanmar Times.

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‘Yellow box’ plan faces election delay

Proponents of a road-marking system that they say could help alleviate the city’s traffic jams have been told it will only be implemented after the election due to the “confused” political situation.

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Replacement nominated for security minister

The commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, has nominated a new Yangon Region minister for security and border affairs, Chief Minister U Myint Swe said yesterday.

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