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(pəˈkɔk ku)

a city in central Burma. 150,000.
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On August 17, 18 and 19, illegal oil refineries in Pauk Township in Pakokku District were confiscated.
Takes in Salay, Pakokku, Yandabo, Amarapura, Sagaing and Mingun and sails on March 24 on the Kalaw Pandaw.
"On the rail side the initiative, we are looking at now is the rail link from Tamur to Mandalay and we would be asking the railways to prepare a detail report about that, similarly on the fields of airport we have offered to build either the Pakokku airport or the Kalay airport and we would again be looking at the feasibility of his proposal," he said.
EDT - While no deaths have been officially announced following Wednesday's powerful earthquake in central Myanmar, the Associated Press ( reported a firefighter in the town of Pakokku said a woman there was killed.
These included Pakokku Market, a morning walk in Yandabo where pottery was produced using river clay, Ava and Amarapura ancient "immortal" cities, a walking tour of Mingun to visit the brick pagoda and largest bell in the world, and New Nyein Village where the famous 50 gallons handmade water pots were glazed.
Sweden, July 12 -- Burma's media realm has been shocked as Pakokku district court in Magwe Division on Thursday (July 10) sentenced the chief executive officer of a weekly news journal and four of its reporters to 10 years in prison with hard labor for publishing a report that covered a huge mysterious government complex - established in Pauk Township, Magwe Division in Burma - was designed to produce chemical weapons.
In addition to that we have also established an Industrial Training Centre in Pakokku to develop skilled labour for Myanmar industry," said Shri Sharma.
Testimony from Pakokku District in reference to Chettiar practices stated that "[c]heques are paid at once when brought to the banker.
(34) Alternatively, it is possible that the Kaing in question may have been located elsewhere, on the west bank of the Irrawaddy along the route between modern-day Pakokku and Myaing, although even less is known about the precolonial history of this site.
Buddhist monks from monasteries in Pakokku came out into the streets in protest, chanting the Metta Sutta, as they would throughout the duration of the ongoing protest.
The flash flood swept away dozens of villages in Pakokku, Pauk and Myaing townships in the early hours of Thursday, making over two thousand families homeless, the New Light of Myanmar daily reported.
More than 1,500 people had sought refuge in two shelters in the flood-hit town of Pakokku, he added, and were visited by the military-dominated country s second vice-president Sai Mauk Kham on Sunday morning.