Naypyidaw


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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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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan beat Qatar by 3-0 on Saturday in the Asian Men Under-23 Volleyball Championship being played at Naypyidaw, Myanmar.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan beat Qatar by 3-0 on Saturday in the Asian Men Under-23 Volleyball Championship being played at Naypyidaw, Myanmar.
Summary: Naypyidaw [Myanmar], Jan 11 (ANI): The Myanmar High Court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists challenging the seven-year prison sentence handed to them under the country's Official Secrets Act in September for allegedly possessing illegal documents related to the situation of Rohingya minorities in the South Asian nation.
Dhaka earlier had sent a list of more than 8,000 Rohingyas to Naypyidaw. Some 5,000 of those names were verified by Myanmar.
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Japanese and South Korean travellers will be allowed visa-free entry by air and land, while tourists from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will be able to enter with a visa granted on arrival for $50 per person at airports in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw.
The third iteration of the '21st Century Panglong Conference' is being held in Naypyidaw and will continue through the weekend.
Naypyidaw: Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe here and discussed bilateral relations, officials said on Saturday.
An unassuming Rex Luis Krog bagged the Men Junior silver medal of road race in the Asian Cycling Championships Saturday in Naypyidaw, Myanmar-booking what could be the biggest accomplishment of his budding career.
NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar's powerful army chief has told Pope Francis there is "no religious discrimination" in the country during talks at the start of the pontiff's delicate visit to the majority-Buddhist nation that has been accused of "ethnic cleansing" against its Muslim Rohingya people.Thousands of Catholics welcomed Pope Francis to the country's capital, Naypyidaw, where he arrived for a three-day visit to Myanmar on Monday.