The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 28 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Administrators told to quit if not committed to reform plans

Minister for the President’s Office U Soe Thein has told township administrators in Mandalay that those not committed to bringing about development in their communities “should prepare to leave the job”.

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Woman charged after fire damages three buildings

A woman from Mandalay has been charged with negligence causing fire after an extension cable in her home overheated, damaging four houses.

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Housing and business complex on track for 2014

The first phase of the mixed-used Mingalar Mandalay project will open in early 2014, a senior official from one of the developers said last week.

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Family of victim seeks longer jail terms for murderers

A Mandalay court is expected to rule in the coming weeks whether to accept an application to consider additional charges against two men convicted in relation to the brutal murder of a young mother.

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Shoppers flee Diamond Plaza amid bomb scare

A bomb scare at Mandalay’s Diamond Plaza last week prompted shoppers to flee and shops to close early, but investigations on the device found are still underway.

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Resolution reached over retail turf

A dispute over the allocation of retail space in a Mandalay market has been resolved after a meeting between vendors and the City Development Committee.

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Task force uncovers illegal alcohol sales in Mandalay

A task force established in February 2011 to probe illegal sales of alcohol in Mandalay Region has found violations in nearly 90 percent of the cases it has investigated, a government minister says.


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Monk accuses OIC of coveting natural resources

About 400 Buddhist monks staged a protest against the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mandalay three days after the delegation left the country Myanmar.

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Residents call for action on wastewater

Waste from dumps, sewers and a crematorium is endangering the health of villagers in Amarapura township, say residents.

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Motorcyclists complain of abuse by Mandalay police

Two young Mandalay men are threatening legal action after an encounter with the police left them in the emergency room.

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