The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Closing the information gap

Myanmar will conduct a nationwide population and housing census from March 29 to April 10, the first such survey to be done in the country for 30 years.


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The school bus bringing education for all

The Myanmar Mobile Education Project, or myME, takes the classroom to Yangon’s young teashop waiters.


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Police tow almost 700 cars in a month

Police have taken action against the owners of more than 3000 illegally parked cars in downtown Yangon under a program to ease congestion on the city’s streets.


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Kayin ‘don’ dance expresses joy of harvest

Arlein Nga Sint Pagoda in Yangon’s Insein township springs to life for the vibrant three-day celebration of Kayin New Year.

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Lawyers protest Theinbyu development, loss of parks

The Lawyers’ Network questions YCDC decision to lease parkland for construction projects, including a US$127.5 million development beside Kandawgyi Lake.


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Top-floor fire claims seven lives

A fire in Mayangone township has claimed the lives of seven people, after a blaze broke out at the Gandamar Whole Sales Centre on December 10.

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Landmark waits on government approval

The US$400 million Landmark project in downtown Yangon is waiting on Ministry of Railways approval for a lease extension that developers say is essential to making it economically viable.

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Girl, 10, dies four days after accident

A November 29 accident in downtown Yangon that killed a 45-year-old woman has also claimed the life of her daughter, who succumbed to head injuries in hospital.

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Sentence handed down to MGM Hotel killer

A man accused of murdering a woman in a downtown Yangon hotel in April has been found guilty and given a 10-year jail term with hard labour.

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Gandhi Hall saved from trustees’ condo plans

The broken windows, fading paint and locked doors are evidence enough that the building is abandoned and unloved.


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