Excitement levels in Mandalay’s municipal election ratcheted a further step downward yesterday as the number of townships to be contested was reduced by 50 percent.
Is Mandalay ready for another Chinese-language newspaper? Local Chinese-speakers and newspaper publishers experienced a mild flutter of interest just after the Thingyan holiday with the appearance of a Chinese-language paper that was distributed door-to-door.
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) process is to be expanded to the state and region level by May, starting with Mandalay Region, it was announced yesterday.
Giant alien invaders are threatening the country’s rice supply, fisheries experts are warning.
A model village project that would recreate an ancient community will preserve the environment and respect history, a development company spokesperson assured journalists yesterday.
Four Thingyan entertainment troupes are set to take part in Mandalay’s thangyat competition this year, according to organisers.