Mandalay & Upper Myanmar The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:43:35 +0630 en-gb Theatre workers demand resignation of national association boss Everybody's a critic: theatre workers from upper Myanmar are demanding the chair of the Myanmar Theatrical Association resign over his comments on section 436 of the constitution.

]]> (Kyaw Ko Ko) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:20:10 +0630
US firm’s investment to tackle MDY power woes

Myanmar will see a boost in power from a solar project that backers say could produce up to 12 percent of the country’s power generation when it becomes fully operational.

]]> (Tim McLaughlin and Sithu Lwin ) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:25:46 +0630
Irrawaddy dolphin numbers drop Electric-shock fishing and the use of small-mesh nets has killed off many Irrawaddy dolphins, the Mandalay fisheries department says.

]]> (Maung Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:50:47 +0630
In Nyaung Oo, fields wither as farmers wait for monsoon rains to return

Amid fierce monsoon conditions elsewhere, farmers in Mandalay Region are complaining of drought.

]]> (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:59:16 +0630
Work on Mandalay Convention Centre to go on day and night

Construction work on the new Mandalay Convention Centre (MCC) which began in August will run for 24 hours to ensure it will be complete by December 2015, an official from Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) said last week.

]]> (Kyay Mone Win) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:49:45 +0630
Curfew lifted but security forces remain

A curfew imposed in Mandalay following an outbreak of violence in July was lifted last week, but police officials said additional security forces would remain in the city.

]]> (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:31:08 +0630
Police hail traffic safety campaign Traffic police praised road users last week after road deaths and injuries fell in Mandalay District in the first seven months of 2014.

]]> (Than Naing Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:01:32 +0630
Charity school prompts officials to act in Mandalay One month after a local charity in Mandalay began teaching a group of poor children by the side of a major city street, authorities have stepped in and promised them free schooling.

]]> (Sithu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:34:12 +0630
Hluttaw stays silent on conflicts

After the latest outbreak of interreligious violence between Buddhist and Muslim communities in Mandalay subsided, President U Thein Sein declared that the incident was incited by an unknown group whose motives remained unclear.

]]> (Ei Ei Toe Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:11:28 +0630
Ayeyarwady River level rises in Mandalay

The level of the Ayeyarwady River at Mandalay has declined slightly after a rapid rise during the month of July, but officials say it could still reach its danger point.

]]> (Phyo Wai Kyaw and Hlaing Kyaw Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:48:34 +0630