The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Club helps fellow students

Students at Horizon International School in Mandalay have started a club – not to exclude others, but to offer them a helping hand.

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Prisoners freed, but 60 remain behind bars

President U Thein Sein last week released 69 political prisoners, but 60 more are still languishing in jail, said U Ye Aung, a member of the Committee for Scrutinising Remaining Prisoners of Conscience.


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Farmers seek return of land taken for military facility

Farmers in Mandalay Region are campaigning parliament to restore lands seized by the military more than 12 years ago that they say are yet to be used for their original purpose.

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Companies combine for free eye treatment

A local and Singaporean company have combined forces to deliver free eye care to more than 500 patients from the Meiktila area.


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Mandalay govt plans palace restoration

Share of income from Mandalay zone tickets sold to tourists for US$10 will fund $150,000 restoration of palace museum, says regional government minister.

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Traffic accident scam takes off in Mandalay

As the number of vehicles increases in Mandalay, residents are reporting a rise in motorists “faking” traffic accidents to demand compensation.

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Hluttaw hears complaints

The Mandalay Region Hluttaw received 94 complaints or petitions from residents this year, most of them related to farmland disputes, court judgments, religious affairs and problems with municipal departments, a hluttaw working committee report says.

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