The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Firefighters battle twin blazes

Separate fires broke out in Yangon’s Kyeemyindaing and Bahan townships on the night of January 28, causing a total of more than US$14,000 in damage.

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Charges filed against Chinese medical clinic

Police file charges against a traditional Chinese medical clinic in Yangon after health officials allege it conducted unauthorised, dangerous surgical procedures.

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Le Planteur sets new course

Tycoon Serge Pun has bought into one of Yangon’s most respected eateries, French restaurant Le Planteur.


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Tension rises over land disputes

MPs have accused the government of fudging the figures to create the impression that the country’s widespread land disputes are rapidly being resolved.


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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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