Mandalay & Upper Myanmar The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar.html Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:23:31 +0630 en-gb Delayed regional rollout of EITI expected in May: activist http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14104-delayed-regional-rollout-of-eiti-expected-in-may-activist.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14104-delayed-regional-rollout-of-eiti-expected-in-may-activist.html

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) process is to be expanded to the state and region level by May, starting with Mandalay Region, it was announced yesterday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Khin Su Wai) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:19:31 +0630
South American snails threaten crops near Mandalay http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14081-south-american-snails-threaten-crops-near-mandalay.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14081-south-american-snails-threaten-crops-near-mandalay.html Giant alien invaders are threatening the country’s rice supply, fisheries experts are warning.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Khin Su Wai) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:30:27 +0630
Mandalay vote to hit new electoral low http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14028-mandalay-vote-to-hit-new-electoral-low.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14028-mandalay-vote-to-hit-new-electoral-low.html Little interest, few candidates and seven-month terms of office have many asking why municipal authorities are holding a vote.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Maung Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:45:35 +0630
Candidate flies flag for Mandalay women http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14027-candidate-flies-flag-for-mandalay-women.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/14027-candidate-flies-flag-for-mandalay-women.html

Daw Khin Lay Myint is well-known in Mandalay; a prominent fixture at most civil society-organised social events. She’s used to leading from the front, with her trademark enthusiasm.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Khin Su Wai) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:40:35 +0630
Cultural, environment protections promised for Amarapura project http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13997-cultural-environment-protections-promised-for-amarapura-project.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13997-cultural-environment-protections-promised-for-amarapura-project.html

A model village project that would recreate an ancient community will preserve the environment and respect history, a development company spokesperson assured journalists yesterday.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Khin Su Wai) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:11:08 +0630
Mayor spends K400 million on pandal http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13976-mayor-spends-k400-million-on-pandal.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13976-mayor-spends-k400-million-on-pandal.html Mandalay City Development Committee will fork out more than K400 million (US$389,000) on its water festival stage this Thingyan, a member has revealed to The Myanmar Times.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Maung Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:45:59 +0630
Four groups to take part in Mandalay Thangyat contest http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13974-four-groups-to-take-part-in-mandalay-thangyat-contest.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13974-four-groups-to-take-part-in-mandalay-thangyat-contest.html

Four Thingyan entertainment troupes are set to take part in Mandalay’s thangyat competition this year, according to organisers.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:37:36 +0630
Civil servants in Mandalay to face rent hike http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13959-civil-servants-in-mandalay-to-face-rent-hike.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13959-civil-servants-in-mandalay-to-face-rent-hike.html Mandalay civil servants will face much higher rents when they move into a new housing estate on 26th Street later this year, the government says.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mg Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:40:39 +0630
Civil servants forced out of housing wait on rent payments http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13911-civil-servants-forced-out-of-housing-wait-on-rent-payments.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13911-civil-servants-forced-out-of-housing-wait-on-rent-payments.html Government staff moved to temporary accommodation in Mandalay say the government has failed to pay up on promised rental payments.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mg Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 06 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0630
MCDC reveals affordable housing plan http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13827-mcdc-reveals-affordable-housing-plan.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/13827-mcdc-reveals-affordable-housing-plan.html

Migrant workers whose homes were demolished to prettify the city of Mandalay in advance of the visit of the King of Norway last December are to be rehoused in low-income flats built exclusively for them.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mg Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:13:59 +0630