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 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:24:53 +0630 en-gb Deputy rector snatches student flag during rally http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12822-deputy-rector-snatches-student-flag-during-rally.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12822-deputy-rector-snatches-student-flag-during-rally.html

Students in Mandalay have complained that Mandalay Technological University deputy rector U Tin Lin Maung seized their flag during a mini-demonstration last week.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mg Zaw) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:55:39 +0630
Mogok residents urge upkeep of historic British war cemetery http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12819-mogok-residents-urge-upkeep-of-historic-british-war-cemetery.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12819-mogok-residents-urge-upkeep-of-historic-british-war-cemetery.html

A century-old burial spot for British dead in Mandalay Region has fallen into disrepair and needs a clean-up, according to those who live nearby.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:01:51 +0630
Workers demand jobs back at privatised textile factory http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12772-workers-demand-jobs-back-at-privatised-textile-factory.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12772-workers-demand-jobs-back-at-privatised-textile-factory.html More than 700 factory employees are demanding that their employer reinstate locked-out workers on the basis of a 16-point agreement they said had been reached with the management a year ago.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyaw Ko Ko) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:11:40 +0630
Mandalay municipal poll likely in months http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12718-mandalay-municipal-poll-likely-in-months.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12718-mandalay-municipal-poll-likely-in-months.html Mandalay residents will soon get to follow their counterparts in Yangon to the polling booth to elect municipal officials.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Mg Zaw and Khin Su Wai) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:01:00 +0630
Rotten teak pillars putting bridge at risk http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12707-rotten-teak-pillars-putting-bridge-at-risk.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12707-rotten-teak-pillars-putting-bridge-at-risk.html More than 30 of the teak pillars that support popular tourist attraction the U Bein Bridge across Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura, Mandalay Region, have to be replaced because of advanced decay.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Phyo Wai Kyaw and Hlaing Kyaw Soe) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:19:55 +0630
Hundreds join Mandalay protest against mine http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12692-hundreds-join-mandalay-protest-against-mine.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12692-hundreds-join-mandalay-protest-against-mine.html About 500 people including dozens of Buddhist monks protested near the Chinese consulate in Mandalay on December 27 demanding the closure of the Letpadaung copper mine.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (AFP) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:37:42 +0630
Skaters descend on Mandalay for comp http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12623-skaters-descend-on-mandalay-for-comp.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12623-skaters-descend-on-mandalay-for-comp.html

Skaters from all over the country will be converging on Mandalay this week to take part in Myanmar’s first skating competition.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyay Mohn Win) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:02:52 +0630
Myingyan farmers dispute ownership of alluvial plain http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12469-myingyan-farmers-dispute-ownership-of-alluvial-plain.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12469-myingyan-farmers-dispute-ownership-of-alluvial-plain.html Farmers in Myingyan township, Mandalay Region, are complaining that they are being forced to share their fields with landless people.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:07:22 +0630
Mandalay: Braving 21st century challenges http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12463-mandalay-braving-21st-century-challenges.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12463-mandalay-braving-21st-century-challenges.html Mandalay has been added to the list of the world’s most “resilient cities”, joining the 32 that had been named during the first round in 2013.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Stuart Alan Becker) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:28:29 +0630
‘Nothing has changed’: Land activist stages solo protest through Mandalay http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12317-solo-protester-marches-through-five-mandalay-townships.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/mandalay-upper-myanmar/12317-solo-protester-marches-through-five-mandalay-townships.html

A land and labour rights activist has staged a solo protest in five Mandalay townships, criticising the slow pace of the government’s reform program.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Si Thu Lwin) Mandalay & Upper Myanmar Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:26:00 +0630