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  • March 27, 2015

    Club Scene

    Gaggles of giggles The Comedy Club Bangkok on Sukhumvit Soi 33/1 is hosting an evening of open-mic stand-up tonight hosted by special guest Ray Bradshaw from Scotland. The witty Scot will be sharing the stage with Bangkok's seasoned comedians and new talents. Tickets with a drink cost Bt350. ...

    Life
  • March 25, 2015

    Suu Kyi postpones Mon and Kayin trips

    ... speeches on March 27 and 29 marking General Aung Sanโ s 100th birthday. Last week, there was a report that she sought a medical check-up at a Nay Pyi Taw hospital and missed parliamentary meetings during March 16-17. Her family doctor Tin Myo Win has insisted that she is in good health. "Aunty is...

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  • March 25, 2015

    Rule tightening in Thailand causes fuel shortage in Myawaddy

    ... speeches on March 27 and 29 marking General Aung Sanโ s 100th birthday. Last week, there was a report that she sought a medical check-up at a Nay Pyi Taw hospital and missed parliamentary meetings during March 16-17. Her family doctor Tin Myo Win has insisted that she is in good health. "Aunty is...

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  • March 23, 2015

    Myanmar Buddhism in all its glory

    .... On display are over 70 artefacts, most of which have never left Myanmar before and are on loan from the National Museum of Myanmar in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, Bagan Archeological Museum, Sri Ksetra Archaeological Museum in Hmawza, and the Kaba Aye Buddhist Museum in Yangon. Other sculptures are from public and...

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  • March 23, 2015

    Medvedev's trip reboots Thai-Russia strategic partnership

    ... Family. Prayut and Medvedev struck a good personal rapport during their first meeting last November on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw. Both sides agreed to look forward following a bad spell over the extradition of Viktor Bout, the Russian arms dealer, to the US under the Abhisit government...

    Opinion
  • March 20, 2015

    Suu Kyi seeks medical advice

    According to Su Su Lwin, an MP from National League for Democracy (NLD), the party's chairperson sought a medical check-up at a hospital in Nay Pyi Taw during the days. "We know that NLD's chairperson had a medical check-up during the parliamentary sessions," said the MP. Approaching 70, Suu Kyi has...

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  • March 18, 2015

    KIO delegation meets president, military chief

    The meeting in Nay Pyi Taw was the first between Thein Sein and the KIO since the president offered to hold peace talks in August 2011. The president had earlier planned but failed to meet the armed group in Myitkyina in Kachin State. Thein Sein was quoted after the meeting on his official website as saying...

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  • March 16, 2015

    Thailand woos India: time for an Act West policy

    ... was the first major power to express an understanding of Thailand's political development following the coup last May. At the East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw in November, Modi spoke out in support of political reform in the country. The Indian prime minister knew Thailand well and appreciated the fact that...

    Opinion
  • March 15, 2015

    Hockey team training in Malaysia

    ... and university selected teams. Myanmar hockey team had taken training at the same venue as part of preparations for the 27th SEA Games hosted in Nay Pyi Taw in 2013. -

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  • March 15, 2015

    Legal actions taken against two judges

    ... under section 56 of anti-corruption law, while the other is facing charges, Myint Aung said during the Lower House parliamentary session in Nay Pyi Taw on March 12. He also said that seven judges from Tada-U, Kayan, Amarapura, Kani, Mawlamyine and Mingaladon Townships were suspected of bribery and corruption...

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