The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 05 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Bribes flow for official documents

ID cards and household member lists are meant to be almost free, but Mandalay residents have accused officials of charging them thousands of kyat for each.

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Wet and not-so-wild: Officials up fines to tone down water festival

Merrymakers during this year’s Thingyan water festival will have to follow the rules – or risk losing millions, Mandalay city officials say.

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Vintage cars roll into Mandalay

A cavalcade of veteran and vintage automobiles entered Mandalay this week as the latest and final stage of a Southeast Asian tour.

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Mandalay uni stops politics lecture

Mandalay University authorities last week cancelled a planned presentation by a prominent foreign journalist just an hour before it was due to go ahead.

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Thousands of birds culled after Monywa flu outbreak

Poultry breeders have moved fast to control an outbreak of bird flu, state-owned media have reported.

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Commission updating Mandalay electoral rolls

Voter registration is now proceeding in four of the seven electoral districts in Mandalay Region, electoral officer says U Kyaw Kyaw Soe of the Mandalay Region Election Commission.

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Protest planned over inaction on industrial zone wastewater

Sick of the stink of the river whose water they used to drink, a group of Mandalay Region villagers say they will take to the streets in protest unless something is done to stop the pollution of the Dokehtawaddy River by industrial waste.

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After fire, residents protest new fuel stations

Residents have branded petrol stations a fire hazard after two people were injured in a blaze at a filling station in Mandalay last month.

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MCDC meets civil society to build ‘inclusive’ city

Improved drainage and water supply were among the topics discussed at a workshop last week in Mandalay, when the city’s development committee met with civil society organisations.

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Solo Letpadaung protester eludes guards at Chinese consulate in Mandalay

A former political prisoner last week eluded tight security to stage a solo protest outside the Chinese consulate in Mandalay.

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