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Paung
ပေါင်မြို့
Paung is located in Myanmar
Paung
Paung
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 16°37′22″N 97°27′37″E / 16.62278°N 97.46028°E / 16.62278; 97.46028Coordinates: 16°37′22″N 97°27′37″E / 16.62278°N 97.46028°E / 16.62278; 97.46028
Country  Burma
Division Mon State
District Thaton District
Township Paung Township
Population (2005)
 • Religions Buddhism
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Paung (Burmese: ပေါင်မြို့; Mon: ပံင်, [pɔŋ]) is a town in the Mon State of south-east Myanmar.

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329 news items

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:56:15 -0800

26, local authorities in Rangoon hired 1,500 men and employed excavators to destroy about 500 houses in Kon Ta La Paung village in the city's Pyinmabin Industrial Zone. They alleged that people living there were trespassers. “I am also a squatter like ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:31:56 -0800

Aung Zaw: Welcome to Dateline Irrawaddy, this week our guest is Ko Kyaw Thu, who leads a civil society organization (CSO) called Paung Ku. Paung Ku was established in 2007 and has been actively engaged in social works since the aftermath of Cyclone ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:00:00 -0800

About 500 households were demolished in Kon Ta La Paung village in Rangoon's Pyinmabin Industrial Zone on Jan. 26. In Nyaung Ni village in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay Division, the Burma Army evicted more than 150 people from 28 households. Authorities ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 01:46:45 -0800

Peering through tinted windows you can make out parliamentarians wearing khaung paung—the tradition Burmese pink or yellow turbans—cocooned in air conditioned opulence. Of course, not all MPs have their own transport and some instead arrive in ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:22:30 -0800

A bulldozer demolishes homes in Rangoon's Mingaladon Township on Jan. 26, 2016. (Photo: J Paing / The Irrawaddy). Around 1,500 police and plain-clothed individuals demolished more than 500 households in Kon Ta La Paung village in Rangoon's ...
 
Burma News International
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 02:46:17 -0800

In Mon State, Township-level celebrations are being planned in Mudon, Ye, Paung, Moulmein, Chaungzone, and Thanbyuzayat Townships, and township-level preparations have also begun in the Karen State townships of Hpa-an, Kawkereik, and ...

Democratic Audit UK

Democratic Audit UK
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:30:42 -0800

Tamas Wells writes that most of the solutions proposed to the current malaise of liberal democracy are drawn from the Western canon of political thought and questions whether the very nature of 'established' democracies challenges their ability to ...
 
Burma News International
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 22:01:25 -0800

During the five-day meeting in Naypyidaw, U Sai Paung Nub, a Wa Democratic Party (WDP) representative, asked for a Wa state to be set up in six northern and eastern Shan State townships, which, according to the 2008 constitution, have a Wa majority.
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