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Nay·pyi·daw

 (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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NAYPYITAW, Dhu-AlQa'dah 03, 1436, August 18, 2015, SPA -- Myanmar's parliament voted on Tuesday to again extend martial law for three months in a restive area along the country's border with China, where there have been clashes between the military and an armed ethnic group since February, Reuters reported.
Family members said Shwe Mann was at home in Naypyitaw when the soldiers took control of the USDP compound.
The two companies signed production-sharing contracts with the energy ministry in Myanmar's capital of Naypyitaw, he said, adding that observation and exploration work at the blocks will take another seven or eight years.
On this visit, prompted by economic summits in the capital city of Naypyitaw, Obama faced profound concerns by Myanmar's citizens that its transition to democracy is backsliding.
Yesterday in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Bashneft International B.
He met top government officials including Cabinet ministers and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi while in the capital Naypyitaw.
The official opening of the World Economic Forum on East Asia, which is being held for the first time in Myanmar, took place Thursday in the country's administrative capital Naypyitaw.
Mitsubishi Motors service shops are also set to be established in Mandalay and the country's capital Naypyitaw.
But even as soldiers restored order there after several days of anarchy in which armed Buddhists torched the city's Muslim quarters, the unrest has spread South toward the capital, Naypyitaw, AP reported.
7 billion) by the end of January, Japan's Kyodo News Agency reported from Naypyitaw.
Naypyitaw (Myanmar), Dec 15 ( ANI ): Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid and his Myanmarese counterpart Wunna Maung Lwin held bilateral level talks and signed agreements on infrastructure development in Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar.
A resident of Naypyitaw, 365km south of the quake's epicentre, said several window panes of the parliament building had broken.