The Myanmar Times
Friday, 28 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Talks begin on minimum wage

The Ministry of Labour has met Mandalay employers and workers to solicit advice on the setting of a minimum wage in the region.

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ADB urges more investment in Mandalay water supply system

The Asian Development Bank has urged Mandalay municipal authorities to focus their attention on supplying running water to all of the city’s households, following a survey of 600 homes in October and November.

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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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