The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Local siblings win prestigious Hindi culture award in India

A brother and sister pair from Myanmar has been awarded the third national prize by the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan or the Central Institute of Hindi that is based in Agra, India for the Hindi language and culture studies.

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Minister denies K900m missing from coffers

News circulating on social media networks that the previous administration in Sagaing Region failed to hand over funds amounting to K900 million is a misunderstanding, U Soe Oo, regional Minister for Planning and Finance told The Myanmar Times.

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U Bein Bridge to be repaired within 3 years

The U Bein Bridge, located in the Amarapura township of Mandalay will be repaired in the space of 3 years without damaging its original structure.

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Falling lemon prices sour farmers’ profits

Falling prices of lemons have forced farmers to destroy part of their crops to cut down costs.

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Merchants urge Myanmar to increase and legalise sugar trade

Myanmar Sugar and Sugar Related Products Merchants and Manufacturer’s Association chairman U Soe Lin said on May 6 that the government needs to create markets to export sugar legally.

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No escaping traffic offences with cameras installed

Errant drivers in Mandalay City better watch out! This is because cameras have been installed at 21 traffic light junctions to monitor vehicular movements in the city in a bid to reduce driving violations.

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Monument honouring national laureate Ko Pyinnya opens

A stone column commemorating the work of monk, author and national laureate winner, Ko Pyinnya (Amarapura) was opened to the public on May 10.

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Villagers and police officers honoured in Magwe

A ceremony in honour of villagers and police officers who arrested robbers making away with over K 16 million in cash, was held at the Magwe regional police station on May 9.

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Ngamyar alluvial land to be legally apportioned

The apportionment of Ngamyar alluvial land in the Ngazun Township of Myingyan district, Mandalay will be carried out according to 2012 Farmland Law and any interference will result in legal action, the land management committee stated.

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Mahamuni’s bronze statue hall to be extended

The bronze statue exhibition hall in the Mahamuni Pagoda is to be extended.

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