The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 21 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Military gives back more land in Mandalay

Two military regiments have returned more than 575 acres to 64 farmers in Mandalay’s Madaya township – in some cases, almost three decades after it was confiscated.

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Buddhist training addresses conflicts

Foreign and local experts are conducting a two-week training program on Buddhist management at a Buddhist education centre in Sagaing.


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Free internet comes to Mahamuni Pagoda

Redlink Communications has donated free internet access at Mandalay’s Mahamuni Pagoda, starting from April 30.


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