The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 02 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Medical association trials new emergency ambulance hotline

“1830”: That will soon be the number to call if you need an ambulance, the president of the Myanmar Medical Association says.


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Taxi drivers push YCDC for clarity on registrations

A planned handover of taxi registration responsibilities to Ma Hta Tha never took place – but drivers say they are still in the dark about the registration process.

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Despite violence, Muslims press on with Eid

Muslims in Yangon will publicly mark the festival of Eid al-Adha this week despite concerns over the impact of recent religious violence in Rakhine State, Islamic leaders say.

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Young chefs cook up a storm

Myanmar's chefs are shooting for international culinary standards, with impressive results.



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Activists mark peace day in Yangon

International Day of Peace was marked in Myanmar with marches and calls for reconciliation between ethnic and religious groups.

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Forever Group joins foreign donors in journalism school

Media company Forever Group is working with foreign donors to set up a not-for-profit journalism school in Yangon with the backing of the Ministry of Information.

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‘Big Zaw’ returns to Yangon

Myanmar’s tallest man, Ko Win Zaw Oo, returned home on September 26 after undergoing successful brain surgery.


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Ministry secures end to strike

Hone Shin workers to receive all money owed and the labour ministry will help them secure new jobs.



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Ignored by government, residents prepare for ‘full-time’ protest

Thingangyun township residents calling for the return of land taken from them by the military more than two decades ago say they plan to step up their campaign.


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In Hlaing Tharyar, illegal residents face tough decisions

Residents of Hlaing Tharyar face eviction by YCDC, and find themselves left with few choices.


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