The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 03 September 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Runaway child soldiers tell of abduction and beatings

Both Ko Naing Naing Oo and Ko Kyaw Zaya were discharged through the ILO complaints mechanism.

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Government allocates funds for U Bein Bridge repairs

The Union government has stumped up almost US$200,000 for urgent repairs to Mandalay’s U Bein Bridge, a popular tourist attraction that some have warned is in danger of collapse.

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Farmers displaced by industrial park project

It’s groundnut planting season, but U Sein Paw won’t be sowing any seeds today, or any other day.


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Resident shot as clash erupts near mines

Faulty land records are at the root of the latest clash between villagers and mining companies, civil society representatives say.

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Police to add officers for election security

Police in Mandalay will be stretched to the limit providing security for November’s general election, the force says.

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Sparks of intellect ignite lively debate

Horizon International School team Triple J takes first place in English debate tournament celebrating 60th anniversary of Technological University (Mandalay).

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Police offer weapons amnesty after raids

Police are offering a weapons amnesty in the wake of a combined police and military raid on a Mandalay sweet shop run by twin brothers who were arrested in possession of large quantities of firearms.

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Mandalay households to get 30-year land leases

Nearly 3000 households in Mandalay will be issued 30-year land lease grants in an effort to clear up their ownership status, local authorities say.

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Experts stress need for public transport

French public transport experts predict that the population of Mandalay will double within the next 10 years – and that a public transport system is required to serve them.

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‘Oldest woman’ recovers from hen pecking

Grandmother to the nation Daw Mya Kyi is eating again and has her family and friends around her, her daughter says.

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