The Myanmar Times
Friday, 18 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Two arrested for harassing tourists at historic bridge

Two men who annoyed groups of local and foreign tourists at U Bein Bridge in Mandalay Region’s Amarapura township have been arrested.


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CB Bank boss sues farmers over dispute

Thirteen farmers are facing jail terms as part of a land dispute involving CB Bank chairman U Khin Maung Aye, an adviser to President U Thein Sein.


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Wirathu leads Buddhist Day celebrations

Masoeyin monastery's U Wirathu led celebrations to mark the 52nd anniversary of Buddhist Day in Mandalay last week.



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Artists, civil society groups receive prizes

Three civil society groups and five artists from Mandalay Region have been recognised with awards from President U Thein Sein.


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Free mobile clinics help contain TB

Mandalay’s mobile clinic's tuberculosis screenings see five to 10 patients diagnosed with the disease each time free testing is offered.


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Balloon rides set for take-off in Mandalay

Eager adventurers will soon have the chance to go up, up and away over Mandalay in a hot-air balloon starting this October, a newly launched company says.

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Tour guides study up on bird life

New 'birdwatching' workshops shed light on Myanmar's ornithological heritage and cater to an emerging tourism niche.

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‘Gang’ members arrested over Mandalay stabbings

Police in Mandalay say nine people have admitted responsibility for a spate of stabbings in the city’s moat area.

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Mandalay rice reserves sold to keep prices down

Mandalay Rice Wholesale Centre has been selling off reserves since August 22 in an effort to bring down prices, centre chairman U Thein Zaw says.

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Balloon adventures set for takeoff in Mandalay

Eager adventurers will soon have the chance to enjoy an aerial view of Mandalay from a hot air balloon starting this October, a newly launched company says.

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