The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Road deaths fall in Mandalay

Police in Mandalay have reported a slight drop in road deaths in the first half of this year.

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Arrests made over Mandalay killings

Police in Mandalay have arrested a number of people in connection with the killing of two men, a Buddhist and a Muslim, at the height of religious violence earlier this month.

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Government to lift curfew ‘soon’ after hundreds detained

Officials in Mandalay say the city is returning to normality and they hope to lift a 9pm-to-5am curfew “as soon as possible”.

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Last-minute rush to register motorbikes

More than 30,000 illegal motorcycles have been registered in urban Mandalay under a Road Transport Administration Department amnesty program.

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Police to monitor downtown Mandalay with CCTV

Security cameras will be installed in downtown Mandalay to combat crime, says Chief Superintendent Zaw Min Oo from Mandalay Region Police Force.

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Fish farm owner angers residents

A fish farm owner fed up with poachers on Taungthaman Lake in Mandalay Region has upset locals by erecting a security hut to catch them out.

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Highway freight firms say MCDC rate rise ‘will kill our business’

Cash-strapped highway freight hauliers are to take to the streets to protest a decision by Mandalay City Development Committee to double the parking and storage fees it charges heavy goods vehicles.

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In Mandalay, relocated school waits for a saviour

A monastic school for poor and orphan children is struggling to survive after being forced to relocate into the countryside.


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Activist still in prison despite completing jail term

Mandalay Region officials are keeping a political activist in jail despite his sentence having been completed, his colleagues say.

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Chinese Monkey King out and about in Mandalay

Chinese actor Zhang Jinlai, who is best known for his role as Monkey King in the 1986 television series Journey to the West, has met with fans in Mandalay as part of a state-sponsored tour of Myanmar.


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