The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Villagers claim the confiscation of their land

Some 240 people from the capital Nay Pyi Taw have claimed that their land have been confiscated and they have been pressured to move out of their homes built on the property of the military’s Kha La Ya 122.

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Yangon records highest deaths during Thingyan

While Myanmar celebrated Thingyan, a total of 285 people died and 1200 crime cases were recorded nationwide, with Yangon recording the most deaths this year, according to the official figures released.

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President’s reserve fund to ensure Yangon power supply

The President’s Reserve Fund will be used to ensure there is sufficient electricity supply in Yangon in the coming summer, Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said.

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Avoid loss of foreign investments: report

The Yangon Region Finance, Planning and Economic Committee has sent its yearly report to the regional parliament, urging for action to be taken in order to avoid the loss of foreign investments.

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Lawmakers to discuss YBS weaknesses

A proposal by a regional Member of Parliament to discuss the weaknesses of the public transportation system in the Yangon Region has been submitted to the Yangon Region Hluttaw on April 5.

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Malaysia Healthcare, local hospitals ink deal

Three private hospitals and a travel agency have inked a memorandum of understanding with the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) to  promoting healthcare services.

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Ballot paper for the blind

Myanmar may be struggling to organize systematic elections but the country has certainly done well when it comes to providing a method for the blind to vote.

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Case ruling for U Myo Yan Naung Thein on April 7

The ruling on the defamation case by Lieutenant Colonel Lin Htun, director general of the Tatmadaw’s Yangon Cantonment Area, against U Myo Yan Naung Thein, secretary of National League for Democracy (NLD) Central Committee for Research and Strategic Studies, will be heard on April 7, said the judge of Kamayut township’s court.

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Land mines hurt civilians more than soldiers

The general assumption related to land mines is that the explosives are for the sole purpose of harming the enemy. However, the reality is that land mines are often placed in villages where civilians and innocent people are hurt, said U Thant Zin , Chairman of Humanitarian Mine Action Initiative Myanmar.

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Yangon judiciary system needs own land, offices

Yangon Region’s judiciary system needs to be restructured and independent in order to function effectively, said the Region Hluttaw Judicial, Rule of law, Complaints and Appeals Scrutiny Committee (JRLCASC).

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