Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Student protesters sentenced to 4 months

A student from Sagaing Education College and three student union members, who protested in front of Upper Myanmar Higher Education Department building in Mandalay on April 26 against the school’s oppressive administration and violation of the human rights declaration, were sentenced to four months in jail.

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Bagan cultural zone to be included in UNESCO

A draft plan to designate Bagan as one of the World’s Heritage sites will be submitted to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in September.

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Over 6000 online signatures in support of State Counsellor

An online petition was launched by the NLD International Supporters Group to counter protests by Kachin and Bengali activists in London against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who arrived in the British capital to receive the honorary freedom award of the City of London at Guildhall.

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Mandalay takes steps to end summer power shortages

Power shortages in the Mandalay Region during summer are being addressed and steps taken to ensure steady supplies, according to the regional Electricity Supply Corporation of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.

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393 villages to be electrified in Mandalay

Some 393 villages in the Mandalay Region will have electricity connected under the National Electrification Plan (NEP) soon.

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China to restore Thatbyinnyu Pagoda

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will sign an agreement for the restoration of quake-hit Thatbyinnyu Pagoda in Bagan during her visit to China.

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Malicious call raises false alarm at airport

A lawsuit has been filed against an individual for a malicious call under Section 66(d) of the Communications Law.

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Residents yet to get Myanmar-China pipeline compensation

Despite the fact that the Myanmar-China pipeline has started to import oil, local residents have yet to receive the compensation due to them for damage to their crops arising from digging works on the pipeline.

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Former Magwe chief minister returns K800 million, vehicles

The former Chief Minister of Magwe Region, U Phone Maw Shwe, has returned K800 million as well as vehicles to the regional government. The money and assets were part of the missing K7 billion or so Magwe Region Development funds.

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Southern Indian merchants, Mandalay UMFCCI ink MoU

Southern Indian business concerns and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) of Mandalay have signed an MoU, linking merchants from both countries to explore opportunities.

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