(redirected from Naypyitaw)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.


 (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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: New Delhi [India] Feb 07 (ANI): An Indian Army delegation in Naypyitaw on Monday began training the Myanmar armed forces for UN Peacekeeping operation, a statement said.
Francis also did not mention a recent military crackdown on the Rohingya - described by the UN as a textbook campaign of "ethnic cleansing" - as he delivered a speech to Burma's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other diplomats in the capital, Naypyitaw.
NAYPYITAW MYANMAR leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday there had been an erosion of trust and understanding between communities of Rakhine state, but did not refer to the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled since a military crackdown there.
Speaking before officials and diplomats in Naypyitaw on Tuesday (Nov 28) after meeting Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, he said: "The future of Myanmar must be peace, a peace based on respect for the dignity and rights of each member of society, respect for each ethnic group and its identity, respect for the rule of law, and respect for a democratic order that enables each individual and every group -- none excluded -- to offer its legitimate contribution to the common good.
The foreign ministers' Asia-Europe Meeting, or Asem, in the Myanmar capital Naypyitaw, is an important multilateral diplomatic gathering which happens once every two years and is designed to discuss issues between Asia and Europe.
Suu Kyi spoke to reporters at the end of a meeting of senior officials at an Asia-Europe Meeting, or ASEM, in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw, where the crisis in Rakhine was discussed on the sidelines of official talks.
Secretary of State Tillerson travels to the capital Naypyitaw Nov.
by PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi, at Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Wednesday.
They have met twice but they haven't been able to sort it out," said the Naypyitaw official, who requested anonymity as he is not authorized to speak to media.
In Myanmar, initial reports indicate that a number of buildings, including schools, pagodas and houses have been damaged in Naypyitaw, Mandalay and Magway regions.
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.
Five are in the zoo in the capital, Naypyitaw, and three are in Yangon's zoo.