The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 19 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

CDMA cards fail to appear on June 20, as prices rise

Cheap mobile phone SIM cards have failed to materialise on the date the government said they would be released through ward offices.

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Rakhine groups negotiate merger, as RNDP boss quits

The two largest ethnic Rakhine political parties met in Yangon on June 15 to discuss the possibility of a merger to improve their chances of victory in future elections.

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Delays to be expected on the circle line

Upgrades to Yangon's circle train line may not be completed for at least five years because of a lack of funding.


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Public transport at heart of city plan for Yangon, says JICA

Improving public transport is at the core of Japan International Cooperation Agency’s vision for greater Yangon by 2040.

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Land owner slams party, authorities over inaction

A Hlaing Tharyar landowner has accused a political party of ignoring her complaints about an illegal resident on her property.


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Factory owners seek decision on hunger strike

The owners of a factory in Shwe Pyi Thar township will seek to resolve a dispute with hundreds of its workers.

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Ministry of Home Affairs, YCDC top complaint list

The Centre for Economic and Social Development has revealed the top two departments by number of complaints.

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More of the same as school year begins

Despite a number of recent policy changes in the education sector, parents and teachers in Yangon say they expect conditions in classrooms to change little for the 2013-14 school year.

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Confusion over taxi registration process

Confusion prevails, as YCDC remains in charge of taxi registration, not Ma Hta Tha bus service regulator as previously announced.

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Public transport body abolished

Plans to sort out Yangon’s traffic have hit a snag as the newly-created Yangon City Public Transport Authority (YCPTA) was abolished on May 29.

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