The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 22 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Head of co-op denies ministry allegations

The head of a disbanded shoemaking cooperative in Mandalay denies claims of misusing assets, pointing instead to ministry figures.

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Arrests made over July 21 Mandalay blast

Police have arrested two people in relation to last week’s Mandalay bombing who were captured on CCTV footage in the area just prior to the blast.


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Bombing sentences ‘an injustice’: accused

Five men convicted for a series of bomb attacks have described their sentences as an “injustice”.


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US to fund restoration of Mandalay monastery

The US will provide US$500,000 for the restoration of Shwe Nan Daw Monastery in Mandalay, one of the few remaining links with King Mindon’s royal palace.


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Mandalay journalists donate to remote schools

A philanthropic group of young journalists from Mandalay have made donations to two monastic schools.


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Farmers campaign over decades-old land feud

Farmers in Mandalay’s Amarapura township are banding together to correct what they say is an injustice from Myanmar’s socialist period.


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Religious fund raisers arrested in Mandalay

The sangha committee for Mandalay’s Pyigyitagon township has helped catch one monk and five laypeople fraudulently collecting money from the public.


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Gay rights group to file complaint over abuse

A gay rights network says it will submit complaint letters to the human rights commission and parliament over allegations that police abused a group of transsexuals in Mandalay.


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Cap set on Taungbyone stall fees

Organisers of the nat festival have set a cap on how much companies can charge stall-holders for space, after high rental fees resulted in many vendors boycotting last year’s event.

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Three rapes reported in one day in Mandalay

Three minors in Mandalay were raped on the same day last week, police said, as they reported an increase in rape cases for the first half of 2013.

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