Saturday, August 27, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Factory defies council order to rehire union members

A garment factory management has defied the ruling of the district arbitration council by banning the return of seven staff that the council had directed them to re-employ.

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Cop killer had been amnestied

A man accused of killing two police officers in September as he tried to evade arrest appeared in Yangon South District Court yesterday under tight security, with two police officers and a local witness offering testimony.

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Yangon flood losses top K11 billon

Yangon is at greater risk than many other parts of the country to natural disaster, said Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe.

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Golden Valley woman files monogamy complaint

A resident of Yangon’s wealthy Golden Valley suburb is making use of the new Monogamy Law after her husband remarried before obtaining a divorce, according to police.

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Soft opening for Sedona’s new wing

Sedona Hotel Yangon held a soft opening on October 1 for its new 29-storey Inya Wing, which was developed by Singapore-based Keppel Land International Myanmar.

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NLD candidates quietly break from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s message

Party leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi might be telling voters to only consider the party when voting, but National League for Democracy candidates in Yangon’s Pabedan township insist it’s important residents know who they are supporting.

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With legal assistance, a single mother seeks justice

A “cheating” offence in the century-old criminal code is often the only recourse for abandoned mothers.


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Youth leaders debate new development goals

Forty young people from throughout the country gathered in Yangon on September 26 to exchange ideas about adopting sustainable development objectives in Myanmar.

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Waste-to-power project to begin in October

A power plant that will burn Yangon’s trash to generate electricity will be built on 15 acres of land in Shwe Pyi Thar township starting from October, according to Yangon City Development Committee.

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Daw Nyo Nyo Thin campaigns quietly

Nicknamed the “solo running horse” of Yangon Region parliament for her lone defiance of the ruling party, Bahan township’s independent candidate Daw Nyo Nyo Thin marched into her third day of grassroots campaigning yesterday.

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