The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Biggest Bogyoke statue to be unveiled Saturday

Myanmar's biggest Bogyoke statue will be unveiled at Mandalar Tagun Park in Mandalay on Saturday, according to U Min Htet Nyein Chan, a member of the Bogyoke Aung San Centenary Statue and Square organising team.

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Squatters to be evicted from monasteries

Lay people who have been living with their families in Mandalay’s monasteries will be evicted in accordance with the law.

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Record attempt with 1000 mile walk

U Kyaw Kyaw Win, who lives in Pyin Oo Lwin A Nee Sa Khan, Phaung Taw San Pya village, will walk more than 1,000 miles from Pyin Oo Lwin to Yangon (round trip).

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Mandalay consumer complaints rising

A consumer Information and Complaints Centre (CICC) that opened in Mandalay on Saturday is receiving an increasing number of complaints from consumers, according to the centre.

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Red tape hinders progress for teachers, group says

Administrative delays have hindered the progress of teachers despite reports of progressive movements in the Ministry of Education, an official from the University Teachers Association said on Sunday.

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Sand miners stage protest after eviction notice

An eviction notice given to sand miners at Pay Pin port in the Mandalay Region has disrupted operations and threatens the livelihood of 12 miners and 150 workers.

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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda smoking ban this month

The smoking ban at the Maha Myat Muni Pagoda viewing platforms in the Mandalay Region will come in to effect from the third week of this month, said Pagoda trustee secretary, U Kyaw Kyaw Oo.

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Land compensation issue remains unresolved

Although a verbal promise had been made for compensation to be paid for lands which were seized from a subsidiary of a Chinese firm Wanbao Mining, Myanmar Yang Tse is still operating the Sabetaung and Kyisintaung mines beside Letpadaung.

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‘Death Railway’ to get a new lease on life

The historic Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, is in dire need of a facelift.

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Machines may stem farm labour shortage in Magwe

The agriculture sector should switch from labour-intensive farming to mechanisation to overcome a worker shortage, according to U Nay Myo Kyaw, minister of Labour, Immigration and Population in Magwe Region.

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