The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 30 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Death toll up due to over-high temperature

Soaring temperatures are resulting in a spate of funerals as more people succumb to the heat, say Mandalay city officials.

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Dogs overrun Mandalay hospital

Mandalay's main hospital has been overrun - but not by patients. Stray dogs are roaming the wards, terrorising staff, patients and their relatives, amid accusations the hospital's management has failed to take act on complaints about the problem.

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Mandalay chief minister charged with negligence over house fire

Mandalay Region’s chief minister  is facing up to three years in prison following a recent fire at his house in Aung Myay Thar San township.


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Thangyat groups flout municipal order on programs

Mandalay’s Thingyan entertainment troupes are refusing to submit their performances to a committee set up by the city to vet their content.

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MCDC to reroute water to avert floods

Municipal authorities in Mandalay have announced plans to reroute water from the Shan hills into the Doketawady River to reduce flooding in the downtown area.


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Police stop more power protests

Police in Mandalay have stopped another candlelight demonstration against a recent hike in electricity prices but promised not to take legal action against activists.


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