The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Doctor cleared of malpractice charge

Mother of child who died after being delivered two months premature says she will appeal Supreme Court ruling that doctor was not neglient.

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Police bring about peaceful end to City Hall land sit-in

A 12-day sit-in protest at Yangon's City Hall over land confiscations in Thingangyun's Mee Gyaung Kan ward came to an end last week when 14 protesters were taken to court 15 hours after a meeting in which police warned of the coming action.

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YCDC graft complaints go into cyberspace

Corrupt Yangon City Development Committee officials can now be reported through a newly launched website, www.ycdc.gov.mm.

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Road traffic fines set for sharp increase

Paltry fines for traffic violations set by out-of-date laws could soon increase dramatically, police say.


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CCTV switched on at 10 traffic junctions

Hopes of relief from Yangon’s stifling traffic congestion were raised last week as 10 new high-tech traffic light systems came into use at major intersections.

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Business leaders enter crowded field for municipal poll

Are you insane? That’s what U Htay Aung’s family members asked when he told them he planned to run for a position on Yangon City Development Committee.

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Election commission races to be ready by Dec 27

Speeding up final preparations in the countdown toward Yangon city elections, YCDC officials have launched a “train the trainers” operation to explain voting procedures.

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Millions to miss out on YCDC vote

Barely 7.5 percent of residents will vote, with more than half of households failing to meet the strict eligibility requirements.

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Future of Yangon bus regulator not in doubt, insists chief

Yangon’s chaotic bus system is heading for a shake-up next year as the regional government confirmed that it will introduce a law to bring all services under one management.

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VGastro bar accused go on trial

Bahan Township Court on December 18 began the trial of a bar manager from New Zealand accused of insulting religion by using an image of the Buddha to promote a cheap drinks night.

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