The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Worker rescued after 34-hour ordeal

A worker who was trapped under collapsed scaffolding and concrete at a construction site in Mandalay was finally freed following a desperate 34-hour rescue effort by the Red Cross Society and Fire Services Department.

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Illegal food, medicines destroyed

In a K200 million bonfire, illegal food and medicines seized by Mandalay’s Food and Drug Administration were torched at the city’s Aye Yeik Nyein Cemetery on June 19.

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Collapse of scaffolding leaves two dead

The collapse of steel scaffolding at the under-construction Pullman Hotel in Mandalay on June 20 left two workers dead and 18 injured, rescue workers said yesterday.

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Health staff conduct raids

Nearly every chemist’s shop in Mandalay inspected by Food and Drug Administration officials was found to be selling illegal medicines, the FDA said last week.

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Mandalay voters correct mistakes

Attentive voters have been sending in their complaints to local electoral officials following the display of voter lists in Mandalay.

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Mandalay hospital boss seeks expansion

The city’s general hospital is bursting at the seams and administrators are seeking funding to boost the number of beds by 50 percent.

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Weather prompts rise in snakebite patients

Farmers in the country’s midsection have been warned to beware as unstable weather conditions are driving snakes from their hibernation holes in the fields.

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Final two seats get MCDC representatives

Representatives have finally been chosen for the last two elected seats on Mandalay City Development Committee.

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JICA to fund water meters in Mandalay

Nearly 50,000 people in Mandalay will receive piped water following the installation of water meters in five wards, according to officials.

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Government suspends out-of-town vehicle tax

Public criticism has forced the Mandalay authorities to shut down a profitable scheme to charge out-of-town vehicles for entering the city.

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