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Buses registered under the Rangoon Division Motor Vehicles Supervisory Committee--known as Ma Hta Tha in Burmese-- are seen in downtown Rangoon on January 15, their last day in service after plying through the city for several decades. The regional government will abolish the committee starting from Jan. 16 to implement a new system called the Yangon Bus Service, which will be managed under the Yangon Region Transport Authority.  (Photos: Myo Min Soe & Pyay Kyaw / The Irrawaddy)
Title:
The Last Day of Ma Hta Tha
Date:
13. January 2017
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As Monday, Jan. 16 marks the first day of Yangon Bus Service operations, commuters wait to board the new downtown bus line in the transit area near Thakhin Mya Park. (Photos: Pyay Kyaw / The Irrawaddy)
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YBS
Date:
16. January 2017
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Three explosions occurred at Capital Hypermarket in Thaketa Township in Rangoon on Nov 20, 2016. Photos - JPaing / The Irrawaddy
Title:
Capital Explosions
Date:
20. November 2016
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Muse, a major border trading hub between Burma and China, is relatively deserted on Nov 22 after fighting between the government troops and ethnic alliance armies broke out since weekend. (Photo: Zaw Zaw / The Irrawaddy)
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Muse City
Date:
22. November 2016
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Around 50 street vendors from Lanmadaw, Latha, Pabedan, and Kyauktada townships marched to City Hall on Wednesday morning to protest local government action against hawkers on downtown pavements. (Photos: Myo Min Soe/ The Irrawaddy)
Title:
against hawkers on downtown pavements
Date:
18. January 2017
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Soe Lwin Kyaw, a student at the Eastern University of Rangoon, is released from Tharyarwaddy Prison on March 12, 2015. (Photo:Thaw Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy )
Title:
Student protesters released
Date:
12. March 2015
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Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Megumi Kaneko visited Rangoon’s General Post Office on Jan 17, 2017. (Photo: Chan Son / The Irrawaddy)
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Megumi Kaneko visited Rangoon’s
Date:
17. January 2017
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As Monday, Jan. 16 marks the first day of Yangon Bus Service operations, commuters wait to board the new downtown bus line in the transit area near Thakhin Mya Park. (Photos: Pyay Kyaw / The Irrawaddy)
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YBS
Date:
16. January 2017
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Rangoon residents flocked to Martyrs' Mausoleum in Rangoon on Tuesday to pay their respect to Burmese national hero Gen. Aung San and his 8 colleagues who were assassinated 69 years ago today
Title:
Martyrs' Day
Date:
19. July 2016
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Student protestors fleeing police crackdown in Letpadan on March 10. (Photo: Sai Zaw/The Irrawaddy)
Title:
Student protesters
Date:
10. March 2015
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Three explosions occurred at Capital Hypermarket in Thaketa Township in Rangoon on Nov 20, 2016. Photos - JPaing / The Irrawaddy
Title:
Capital Explosions
Date:
20. November 2016
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Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Megumi Kaneko visited Rangoon’s General Post Office on Jan 17, 2017. (Photo: Chan Son / The Irrawaddy)
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Megumi Kaneko visited Rangoon’s
Date:
17. January 2017
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Mun Aung, a well-known exiled Kachin singer, held his first concert entitled “Night of Pollination” at Mandalay’s Diamond Plaza in Mandalay on March 3. The concert was a success as he sang for the first time for his fans in more than 25 years. (Photo: Tayza Hlaing/The Irrawaddy)
Title:
Mun Awng stages concert in Mandalay
Date:
3. March 2015
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Yi Mo Mo Aung, a student at the Eastern University of Rangoon, is released from Tharyarwaddy Prison on March 12, 2015. (Photo:Thaw Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy )
Title:
Student protesters released
Date:
12. March 2015
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is now in Burma on an official trip, visited Rangoon’s Shwedagon Pagoda on Jan 21 ,2017.  (Photos: Pyay Kyaw / The Irrawaddy)
Title:
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Date:
22. January 2017
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Workers staged a protest on May 1, Labor Day in Rangoon. Around 200 workers staged a protest march from Bo Sein Hman Sports Ground in Bahan Township to Kyaikkasan Stadium in Tamwe Township, calling for pay rise, release of arrested students and return of confiscated farmland. (Photo: Sai Zaw/The Irrawaddy)
Title:
workers take to streets on Labor Day
Date:
1. May 2015
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Around 50 street vendors from Lanmadaw, Latha, Pabedan, and Kyauktada townships marched to City Hall on Wednesday morning to protest local government action against hawkers on downtown pavements. (Photos: Myo Min Soe/ The Irrawaddy)
Title:
against hawkers on downtown pavements
Date:
18. January 2017
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Three explosions occurred at Capital Hypermarket in Thaketa Township in Rangoon on Nov 20, 2016. Photos - JPaing / The Irrawaddy
Title:
Capital Explosions
Date:
20. November 2016
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