The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 20 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Chinese naval vessel visits Yangon on goodwill tour

Chinese vessel MV Haixun 01 visited Yangon last week on a goodwill tour.


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Fare hikes top list of complaints

The top complaint among Yangon bus passengers is conductors asking for fares above the fixed rate, new research shows.

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New aged care facility to open October 1

A daytime care home for the elderly will open in Yangon on October 1 to coincide with International Day of Older Persons.

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Father Land Construction withdraws suit against actress

Father Land Construction has withdrawn a lawsuit against actress Daw Wah Wah Win Shwe that was filed after they fell out over a plan to develop the site of a former Su Htoo Pan Cinema on Bogyoke Aung San Road.

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MMA members threaten legal action over lease plan

Myanmar Medical Association members are considering launching legal action against the association’s central executive committee over its attempts to lease the group’s Yangon headquarters to a foreign company.

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Yangon farmers protest land dispute

More than 300 farmers demonstrated outside the offices of four companies in East Dagon township last week about the confiscation of more than 1770 acres of land in 2008.


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Blind accuse ministry of backtracking

The Kyeemyindaing School for the Blind is urging the government not to backtrack on its inclusive education policy.


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Actress in court over black magic claims

Actress facing defamation case after accusing Father Land chairman of performing black magic when a property deal went sour.


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Four people charged over Orchid Hotel row

A furious row has broken out between the management and four former employees of Yangon’s Orchid Hotel, including the general manager, amid a mass walkout by staff and accusations of embezzlement that the accused say are trumped up.

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Dengue cases soar in Yangon

Experts are warning that 2013 is likely to see high numbers of dengue fever cases and warned that it poses a risk to all people, regardless of their age.


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