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 (nĕ′pyē-dô′, -tô′) or Nay Pyi Taw (-tô′)
The capital of Myanmar (Burma), in the south-central part of the country north of Yangon (Rangoon). Naypyidaw was established as the country's new capital in 2006.
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By noon on Thursday in the capital of Naypyidaw, the electoral commission had announced two more batches of seats for the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, taking it to fewer than 40 seats shy of a majority, for which it needs to win 329 seats across the lower and upper houses of parliament.
16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and eight ethnic armed organizations signed a ceasefire agreement on October 15 at a ceremony in the capital city of Naypyidaw.
NAYPYIDAW (TAP) - Myanmar signed a cease-fire agreement with eight armed groups on Thursday.
La commission electorale qui a reuni, hier, les principaux partis a Naypyidaw, la capitale administrative, a reconnu ne [beaucoup moins que] pas etre capable [beaucoup plus grand que] d'assurer l'ouverture des bureaux de vote dans ces regions du nord du pays, alors meme que le gouvernement espere encore parvenir a la signature d'un cessez-le-feu partiel demain avec certaines minorites ethniques rebelles.
MPPE and Singapore-based Puma Energy Group signed the agreement in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, the daily reported.
Jolie spent her first day-Wednesday-meeting with politicians, including President Thein Sein in capital Naypyidaw before heading to Kachin state in the north on Thursday, where civil war has raged since 2011.
Bilateral relations between Kuwait and Myanmar have developed since inauguration of the embassy in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw in 2012, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Myanmar Essa Al-Shemali told KUNA.
Naypyidaw (Myanmar): Myanmar's army on Saturday said more than 130 people had died in a deepening battle with rebels in the northeast, declaring it would not rest until stability was restored to the border area which tens of thousands have fled.
The government and former generals who now rule Myanmar had hoped that by hosting the annual Asean Plus Three summit in their showcase capital Naypyidaw, they would be able to show the world that they were making progress in their transition to democracy.
Naypyidaw, Myanmar, Muharram 19, 1436, November 12, 2014, SPA -- Leaders gathered in Myanmar's capital Wednesday for the Association of South-East Asian Nations summit, with the focus
Modi and Li, who is second- ranked in the Communist Party of China ( CPC) after President Xi Jinping, are both scheduled to travel to Naypyidaw in Myanmar next Wednesday for three- day visit for the East Asia Summit and China's respective meetings with ASEAN ( Association of South East Asian Nations) from November 12- 14.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev called on Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members to increase their food exports to Russia at a meeting in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw.