The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Sex tape rocks university

Thanlyin university counters reports its principal was forced to resign for showing a student sex tape to parents and students.

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Thilawa backers prepare for share sale

Nine public companies will promote the public offering, which is slated to take place in early 2014 to build infrastructure in the zone.

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Compensation in sight on Thilawa SEZ

The government will resettle 79 households living or farming inside the first phase of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone.


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Lawyers group to sue over hotel project

The Lawyers’ Network plans to ratchet up its campaign against the redevelopment of two historic Yangon buildings by applying to file charges against the chairman of the Privatisation Commission, members said last week.

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Officials investigate shopping centre fire

A fire at La Pyay Wun Plaza that required more than 150 firefighters to be brought under control may have been sparked by an electric wire or a cigarette thrown into an empty room, officials say.

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Yangon bus owners call for reform of industry body

Change could be on the way to the Yangon Region’s decrepit bus system with bus owners pushing for an overhaul of the city’s Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles.

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Undergrads return to Yangon University

Yangon and Mandalay universities to accept 300 arts and science undergraduates each for academic year beginning in December.



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Medical association vote delayed until September: CEO

Myanmar Medical Association members will not know until next month when they will get the chance to vote on a controversial plan to lease the association’s Yangon headquarters.

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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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