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 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:45:31 +0630 en-gb Extra security promised for Taungbyone nat festival http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11157-extra-security-promised-for-taungbyone-nat-festival.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11157-extra-security-promised-for-taungbyone-nat-festival.html Recent violence in Mandalay will not affect the annual Taungbyone nat festival but officials have promised heightened security at the event, which begins this week in Madaya township.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Phyo Wai Kyaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:42:00 +0630
Mandalay jade pagoda nearing completion http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11123-k10-billion-jade-pagoda-nears-completion.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11123-k10-billion-jade-pagoda-nears-completion.html A pagoda in Mandalay made entirely of jade is nearing completion, its backer says.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Hlaing Kyaw Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:57:43 +0630
Flower power helps kids in Mandalay stay in class http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11095-flower-power-helps-kids-in-mandalay-stay-in-class.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11095-flower-power-helps-kids-in-mandalay-stay-in-class.html

Dozens of young children who normally sell flowers around Mandalay’s royal moat have been given some much needed days off thanks to a newly launched volunteer organisation known as “Flower Growers Teaching Class”.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mg Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:45:14 +0630
Road deaths fall in Mandalay http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11093-road-deaths-fall-in-mandalay.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11093-road-deaths-fall-in-mandalay.html Police in Mandalay have reported a slight drop in road deaths in the first half of this year.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Than Naing Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:24:54 +0630
Arrests made over Mandalay killings http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11040-arrests-made-over-mandalay-killings.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/11040-arrests-made-over-mandalay-killings.html

Police in Mandalay have arrested a number of people in connection with the killing of two men, a Buddhist and a Muslim, at the height of religious violence earlier this month.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:05:00 +0630
Government to lift curfew ‘soon’ after hundreds detained http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10983-government-to-lift-curfew-soon-after-hundreds-detained.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10983-government-to-lift-curfew-soon-after-hundreds-detained.html Officials in Mandalay say the city is returning to normality and they hope to lift a 9pm-to-5am curfew “as soon as possible”.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:17:18 +0630
Last-minute rush to register motorbikes http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10922-last-minute-rush-to-register-motorbikes.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10922-last-minute-rush-to-register-motorbikes.html More than 30,000 illegal motorcycles have been registered in urban Mandalay under a Road Transport Administration Department amnesty program.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Phyo Wai Kyaw and Hlaing Kyaw Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 07 Jul 2014 01:07:00 +0630
Police to monitor downtown Mandalay with CCTV http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10735-police-to-monitor-downtown-mandalay-with-cctv.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10735-police-to-monitor-downtown-mandalay-with-cctv.html Security cameras will be installed in downtown Mandalay to combat crime, says Chief Superintendent Zaw Min Oo from Mandalay Region Police Force.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Than Naing Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:42:59 +0630
Fish farm owner angers residents http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10693-fish-farm-owner-angers-residents.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10693-fish-farm-owner-angers-residents.html A fish farm owner fed up with poachers on Taungthaman Lake in Mandalay Region has upset locals by erecting a security hut to catch them out.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Phyo Wai Kyaw and Hlaing Kyaw Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 16 Jun 2014 06:16:42 +0630
Highway freight firms say MCDC rate rise ‘will kill our business’ http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10680-highway-freight-firms-say-mcdc-rate-rise-will-kill-our-business.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/10680-highway-freight-firms-say-mcdc-rate-rise-will-kill-our-business.html

Cash-strapped highway freight hauliers are to take to the streets to protest a decision by Mandalay City Development Committee to double the parking and storage fees it charges heavy goods vehicles.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Than Naing Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:06:30 +0630