A land rights activist in Pyin Oo Lwin plans to stage a solo protest to mark Peasants Day on March 2 to show solidarity with farmers facing land confiscations.
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A new road enabling trucks and other vehicles to bypass downtown Pyin Oo Lwin will open in June, local officials say.
Government officials in Mandalay have been accused of bias in their handling of rallies concerning proposed amendments to Myanmar’s constitution.
Drivers of sand trucks that pollute the city of Mandalay could face jail, city authorities warn.
Mandalay residents staged a demonstration on February 9 to call for amendments to the 2008 constitution and the removal of restrictions on public protest.
Mandalay City Development Committee will put out a tender later this month for rubbish collection in the city.
Four alleged organisers of a protest over a land dispute in Mandalay Region’s Myingyan township have been charged under section 18 of the peaceful protest law.
Mandalay Mayor U Aung Maung has announced plans for new or upgraded sporting fields in all seven Mandalay townships.
Mandalay’s largest Chinese organisation will hold its annual New Year’s festivities later this month, despite cancelling the event in 2013 over security concerns.
Despite growing concerns about burglars targeting gold-selling shops in Mandalay, most such businesses still have poor security and are having trouble finding well-trained guards to hire.
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