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An official at the Department of meteorology and hydrology said the whirlwind, which originated in the gulf of Thailand, could get stronger.

Yangon - A crackdown on illegal gambling at gaming centres in Yangon Region has resulted in scores of arrests and the seizure of millions of kyat so far this year, the regional assembly was told this week.
In its first proposal to the Yangon Region Hluttaw, the Union Solidarity and Development Party called on the government to bolster the private security sector with better oversight and regulations.
Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon scored an amazing hat trick at the World Travel Awards 2016 with wins in the Myanmar's Leading Business Hotel 2016, Myanmar's Leading Hotel 2016 and Myanmar's Leading Hotel Suite 2016 (for the property's opulent ...

The Yangon Region government plans to crack down on illegal coin gaming stations in order to reduce gambling, parliamentarians decided yesterday.
Myanmar authorities have arrested 17 Rohingya Muslims who were smuggled from western Rakhine State to Yangon, the Anadolu Agency reported yesterday quoting an official.
Myanmar authorities have arrested 17 Rohingya Muslims who were smuggled from troubled western Rakhine State to the country's commercial capital Yangon, an official said Sunday. A police officer in Yangon told Anadolu Agency, "we arrested 17 Bengalis ...
The Strand Cruise operates the shortest sailings on the Irrawaddy, designed as time-effective samplers and partnered with stays at The Strand in Yangon, which are complimentary add-ons with some packages. As per most operators, cruises are available ...
Volunteers from organisation Together Hands (Twe Latt Myar) teach children under the Hledan flyover. Photos: Nyo Me / The Myanmar Times.
A similar act of cognitive dissonance has been playing out in Yangon since 2011, one in which the cardinal sins of more successful cities are held up as merits while their best qualities are ignored.
The Yangon Region government is planning to install CCTV cameras on city lamp posts and erect new lamp posts across the region, said Colonel Tin Aung Tun, the regional minister for security and border affairs, at a regional parliament session held on ...
One of downtown Yangon's largest pockets of undeveloped land presents a unique opportunity to create a useable public space, says Yangon Heritage Trust, singling out the Yangon Railway Station site in its new urban planning report. Pedestrians walk by ...
For the 4th time running, Myanmar's Ministry of Electricity & Energy is the official host of CMT's 4th MOGP summit to be held at the Melia Yangon this November 17-18, according to a recent statement. With MTU Onsite Energy (Rolls-Royce Power Systems), ...
Get ready for the blackouts. A regional minister has acknowledged that decayed powerlines and a surging demand for electricity will once again leave the ...
Yangon - A member of the Yangon regional parliament has called for the establishment of an independent committee to monitor the construction sector for compliance with approved designs.

The Yangon Region government has announced that it will conduct inspections and take action against unlicensed traditional Chinese medicine clinics in the city.
Regional MPs are working to burst Yangon City Development Committee's bubble over a slated hot-air balloon field in Kandawgyi Park.
Concerns have been raised in parliament over the rising cost of poultry and fish prices at the market. A fisherman brings his catch on shore.
Parliament debated a proposal from MP U Win Maung (NLD; Hlaing Tharyar 1) on October 10 that would have the government take action against foreign operators of illegal businesses.
A young child working tables at the neighborhood tea shop is a familiar sight in Yangon. A child cleans tables at a tea shop in Yangon. Photo: AFP. While it's easy to assume these children are helping at a family business or earning pocket money, ...
Yangon Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein and ActionAid Chief Executive Adriano Campolina spoke at the event attended by hundreds of women and men about the importance of making Myanmar's cities safe for women.
Yangon may not have a reputation as being one of Asia's most liveable cities but, according to advocacy group Yangon Heritage Trust, it soon could be. In a new report, YHT outlines its vision for the future of the city over the next 15 years, and says ...
My three-day visit was to Yangon, the largest city of Myanmar. During British days, this city was called Rangoon. Reflecting on this visit with a marketer's lens, the first and foremost observation that has stayed in my mind is quite a curious one.
Yangon's streets will again be lined with trees, as they were 30 years and more ago, city officials and conservationists say.
The homes are being built on the Ingalaing compound along the Kyan Sit Min Road in Hlaing Tharyar township, Yangon. The project is the responsibility of the construction ministry's Department of Urban and Housing Development, which has vowed to fight ...
Two hundred Yangonites will be able to see more clearly thanks to the Brightness Journey program sponsored by the Yunan Friendship Foundation and the Visakha Foundation, which is providing free cataract surgery to people in need.
Three Muslim men have been arrested and are on trial for keeping 92 cows in a Yangon field without prior permission, according to officials from the Shwe Pyi Thar township police station.
The Strand Cruise operates the shortest sailings on the Irrawaddy, designed as time-effective samplers and partnered with stays at The Strand in Yangon, which are complimentary add-ons with some packages. As per most operators, cruises are available ...
Volunteers from organisation Together Hands (Twe Latt Myar) teach children under the Hledan flyover. Photos: Nyo Me / The Myanmar Times.
One of downtown Yangon's largest pockets of undeveloped land presents a unique opportunity to create a useable public space, says Yangon Heritage Trust, singling out the Yangon Railway Station site in its new urban planning report. Pedestrians walk by ...
A similar act of cognitive dissonance has been playing out in Yangon since 2011, one in which the cardinal sins of more successful cities are held up as merits while their best qualities are ignored.
The Yangon Region government is planning to install CCTV cameras on city lamp posts and erect new lamp posts across the region, said Colonel Tin Aung Tun, the regional minister for security and border affairs, at a regional parliament session held on ...
For the 4th time running, Myanmar's Ministry of Electricity & Energy is the official host of CMT's 4th MOGP summit to be held at the Melia Yangon this November 17-18, according to a recent statement. With MTU Onsite Energy (Rolls-Royce Power Systems), ...
After rainy season ends, Yangon will confront its annual problem of insufficient electricity. And to make matters worse, the government is unable to guarantee enough power to avoid the annual hot season shortage, the minister told parliament yesterday.
Yangon - A member of the Yangon regional parliament has called for the establishment of an independent committee to monitor the construction sector for compliance with approved designs.
The Yangon Region government has announced that it will conduct inspections and take action against unlicensed traditional Chinese medicine clinics in the city.
Regional MPs are working to burst Yangon City Development Committee's bubble over a slated hot-air balloon field in Kandawgyi Park.
Banking group KBZ is seeking to list its insurance arm on the Yangon stock exchange next year, a senior executive said, in an announcement that comes as Myanmar slowly liberalises its financial sector.
A Draft update to the 2013 Yangon City Development Affairs Law could see nearly all members of the municipal authority elected, according to a draft submitted ...
Concerns have been raised in parliament over the rising cost of poultry and fish prices at the market. A fisherman brings his catch on shore.
Parliament debated a proposal from MP U Win Maung (NLD; Hlaing Tharyar 1) on October 10 that would have the government take action against foreign operators of illegal businesses.
Yangon's population looks set to almost double within the next thirty years. But as property developers rub their hands in anticipation, it is crucial to keep public safety at the forefront and recognise that Myanmar's commercial hub lies in an area ...
Yangon - The dart hits a fleeing street dog in the thigh, the bright orange tip sagging against its brown and white coat as it slows to a halt, its limbs succumbing to the sedatives.
Yangon - The budget for the Myanmar police Force should be increased to ensure its members can do their work more effectively, a National League For Democracy MP has told the Yangon regional assembly. U Yan Aung (Mingalar Taung Nyunt-2) told the ...
"We know that under this new government, businesses are donating cash to the Yangon Region government. Under the previous government, it was revealed that money from businesses was being used under no recognised category and the ministers were ...
Yangon police seized a box containing 242 bullets from a garbage can at Mawtin junction in Lanmadaw Township on October 12.
Yangon's streets will again be lined with trees, as they were 30 years and more ago, city officials and conservationists say.
A young child working tables at the neighborhood tea shop is a familiar sight in Yangon. A child cleans tables at a tea shop in Yangon. Photo - AFP. While it's easy to assume these children are helping at a family business or earning pocket money, ...


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