Yangon (Rangoon)

Type: City
Name: Yangon (Rangoon)
Country: Myanmar/Burma
Latitude: 16.790001
Longitude: 96.150002
population: 4,477,782
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Myanmar Summit 2015

Taking StockThe Economist's  award-winning summit series will hold its inaugural summit in Myanmar on May 15th, 2015 in Yangon. Using the general elections in late 2015 as a critical turning point, The Economist Events will convene its own experts, along ... [Published Economist - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Misreporting’ journalists jailed

International media groups slam jailingReporters Without Borders said in a statement that the imposition of a two-year jail sentences of a court in the Rangoon suburb of Padeban, Burma on each of the five members of the weekly Bi Mon Te Nay’s staff, on ... [Published Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

President U Thein Sein arrives back from Italy

President U Thein Sein arrived back in Yangon on Tuesday morning after attending the 10 th ASEM in Milan, Italy.The President was welcomed back at Yangon International Airport by Union Ministers U Aung Min, U Than Htay, Dr Ko Ko Oo and U Htay Aung, Yangon ... [Published Myanmar President Office - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Frontiers for U.S. Brands

YANGON— The main opposition in Myanmar, also known as Burma, says it welcomes the announcement of general elections for late next year.The National League for Democracy (NLD), which is led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, says it is looking forward ... [Published The Golden Land - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Between Tracks and Trains, a Bustling Bazar

Many local vendors take advantage of passing trains to sell their produce directly to passengers at Danyingon train station in Rangoon. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — Danyingon train station is where gardeners from across outer Rangoon ... [Published Irrawaddy - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Look up! Orionid meteor shower coming tonight 10 hours ago

This long-exposure photograph taken on Aug. 12, 2013, shows people watching for the Perseid meteor shower in the night sky near Rangoon, Burma.This long-exposure photograph taken on Aug. 12, 2013, shows people watching for the Perseid meteor shower in ... [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 10 minutes agoYangon, Oct 21 (IANS) Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC) Tuesday pledged free and fair general elections in 2015, calling upon political parties, civil society organisations and international ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar fined over fans’ pitch invasion

Professional valet service for all event http://nusapark.com/ Asia’s football governing body has warned Myanmar they will be ordered to play behind closed doors if they fail to rein in their fans after fining them US$24,000 (RM78,480) for a pitch ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Rock outfits set for electrifying performances

:41Iron Cross looks set to wow Yangon fans. (Photo – EMG)With the end of the monsoon, hard-core rock band S.I.R is returning to the Yangon concert scene with a concert this Saturday hot on the heels of its hugely successful last concert, which was staged ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Birthday celebrations for Rangoon’s largest resident

Beloved Rangoon elephant Mo Mo celebrated her sixty-first birthday over the weekend. She was greeted by crowds of children and treated to a birthday feast at the city zoo on Sunday. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Yangon (Rangoon)
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Telenor pushes back its Yangon launch

Yangon's mobile users will have to wait another 6 to 10 days to sign up with Telenor, as the firm needs more time to prepare its coverage in the city, according to Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg.Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg on September 25. ... [Published Myanmar Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Over 100 people may run in YCDC election

:18The Yangon City Hall where the YCDC head office is located. (Photo/EMG)More than 100 people have taken application forms to stand for elections for the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), according to the Yangon City Commission.The application ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Oct 20 2014]

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The problems were engine related and have since been rectified. She said: "We carry out daily checks on our aircraft, both by our engineers and by the system. "SilkAir apologises to all its affected passengers for the inconvenience caused and would like to emphasise that safety is our utmost priority.""
"Our aim is that whenever one plans to build a condominium, they will think about us" he said
"We are now at the [Thai] embassy as they informed yesterday that the visas are ready. We will leave for Thailand tomorrow with an 8-am flight" said Kyaw Thaung on October 21
"We aim to generate around 500 billion rupiah in sales from overseas operations in 2014" the company official said

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Myanmar Summit 2015 [Published Economist - 2 hours ago]
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KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Fr... [Published The Golden Land - 7 hours ago]
Between Tracks and Trains, a Bustling Bazar [Published Irrawaddy - 8 hours ago]
22 hurt as turbulence hits SIA flight to Mumbai [Published Asiaone - 8 hours ago]
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New management structure revitalises General En... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 14 hours ago]
Lemongrass serves up fresh, flavorful Thai cuis... [Published KansasCity.com - 15 hours ago]
RSF issues statement condemning jail term to me... [Published Eleven Myanmar - 16 hours ago]
Koh Tao suspects' parents to go to Thailand [Published Eleven Myanmar - 16 hours ago]
Burma’s President Seeks Less EU Scrutiny Amid ‘... [Published Irrawaddy - 18 hours ago]
Army Detains Journalist Who Covered Fighting Wi... [Published Irrawaddy - 18 hours ago]
Thai Human Rights Commission Hears Concerns Abo... [Published Irrawaddy - 18 hours ago]
Second Ethnic Newspaper Shuttered by Chin State... [Published Irrawaddy - 18 hours ago]
Deals - 22 October 2014 [Published In House Community - 19 hours ago]
Penrith woman turns personal loss into lasting ... [Published Cumbria Crack - 20 hours ago]
Record Haul in Jade Sales to Burmese Traders [Published Irrawaddy - 20 hours ago]
Indonesian developers look abroad for new oppor... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 21 hours ago]
2 Women, Others Grabbed For Defecating In Public [Published Peace FM - 21 hours ago]
Myanmar Sets Provisional Date for Key 2015 Polls [Published Naharnet - 23 hours ago]
AFP - Myanmar-politics-election [Published Namibia Press Agency - 23 hours ago]
Myanmar prepares for Visit Myanmar Year in 2016 [Published TTG ASIA - Oct 21 2014]
Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015 [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 21 2014]
Myanmar pledges free, fair elections in 2015 [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 21 2014]
Myanmar says 2015 election won't be delayed [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 21 2014]
Burma General Elections Scheduled in Late 2015:... [Published Irrawaddy - Oct 21 2014]
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Myanmar: Birth registration project launched in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 4 hours ago]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By PAING SOE A pilot project to register the births of all children in Magwe Division, Mon and Chin states was launched on Monday by various Burmese government ministries, in cooperation with UNICEF and ...
Birth registration project launched in Magwe, M... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
A pilot project to register the births of all children in Magwe Division, Mon and Chin states was launched on Monday by various Burmese government ministries, in cooperation with UNICEF and with financial assistance from the EU. The pilot scheme will ...
Norwegian support for hydropower: peacebuilding... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
Last week I accompanied a group from the Norwegian embassy in Rangoon, and the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE), to the Karen National Union 3rd Brigade area in Kyauk Kyi Township, eastern Bago [Pegu] Region. The purpose of our ...
Heartbreak, pride for Burma in football semis [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Oct 21 2014]
It was a case of “so near and yet so far” for Burma on Monday night as the men’s Under-19 football team was narrowly defeated 3-2 by Qatar in a thrilling Asian Cup semi-final in Rangoon. Burma went into last night’s game knowing that they had already ...
Myanmar: Dispatches: A Scathing Verdict on Burm... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Myanmar OCTOBER 17, 2014 John Sifton A remarkable set of meetings took place this week in Rangoon, with more than 650 representatives from Burmese civil society groups gathering to discuss the status of the country’s ...
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2NE1 greets fans in Myanmar [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Aug 04 2014]
Water shortages in Myanmar [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 07 2014]
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