The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Thousands of birds culled after Monywa flu outbreak

Poultry breeders have moved fast to control an outbreak of bird flu, state-owned media have reported.

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Commission updating Mandalay electoral rolls

Voter registration is now proceeding in four of the seven electoral districts in Mandalay Region, electoral officer says U Kyaw Kyaw Soe of the Mandalay Region Election Commission.

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Protest planned over inaction on industrial zone wastewater

Sick of the stink of the river whose water they used to drink, a group of Mandalay Region villagers say they will take to the streets in protest unless something is done to stop the pollution of the Dokehtawaddy River by industrial waste.

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After fire, residents protest new fuel stations

Residents have branded petrol stations a fire hazard after two people were injured in a blaze at a filling station in Mandalay last month.

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MCDC meets civil society to build ‘inclusive’ city

Improved drainage and water supply were among the topics discussed at a workshop last week in Mandalay, when the city’s development committee met with civil society organisations.

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Solo Letpadaung protester eludes guards at Chinese consulate in Mandalay

A former political prisoner last week eluded tight security to stage a solo protest outside the Chinese consulate in Mandalay.

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Deputy rector snatches student flag during rally

Students in Mandalay have complained that Mandalay Technological University deputy rector U Tin Lin Maung seized their flag during a mini-demonstration last week.

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Mogok residents urge upkeep of historic British war cemetery

A century-old burial spot for British dead in Mandalay Region has fallen into disrepair and needs a clean-up, according to those who live nearby.

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Workers demand jobs back at privatised textile factory

More than 700 factory employees are demanding that their employer reinstate locked-out workers on the basis of a 16-point agreement they said had been reached with the management a year ago.

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Mandalay municipal poll likely in months

Mandalay residents will soon get to follow their counterparts in Yangon to the polling booth to elect municipal officials.

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