Thursday, September 21, 2017

Former headmaster ‘certain’ to win in capital constituency

An independent standing for election in a Nay Pyi Taw constituency said last week he was “certain to win” against candidates from the country’s two largest parties.

 

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Nay Pyi Taw shapes up as two-way election contest

Voters in half of the 10 constituencies in Nay Pyi Taw will have just two parties to choose from at the November 7 election, the district election sub-commission revealed on September 13.

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New market opens in Nay Pyi Taw

A new market with almost 250 shops officially opened in late July in Nay Pyi Taw’s Pobba Thiri township, a market administration committee official said.

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Country swelters through heatwave

The annual March and April heatwave has pushed maximum temperatures in some areas of upper Myanmar to almost 50-year highs, the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology has announced.

 

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Nay Pyi Taw 3D cinema to open March 20

Nay Pyi Taw moviegoers will soon be able to enjoy three-dimensional viewing. Next month, the capital’s first 3D cinema will open, according to the project’s developer.

 

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Bikers to get training in capital

Nay Pyi Taw’s Road Transport Administration Department has begun offering a combined three-day skills course and licence test for motorbike users, a spokesperson said last week.

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Police to restrict motorbikes in NPT

Traffic police will soon crack down on the use of motorbikes in Nay Pyi Taw, a high-ranking traffic official said last week.

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