The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Fine for medical student protesting for peace

The Magwe township court has fined a medical student K30,000 for protesting and calling for an end to internal conflicts in the country.

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Sagaing students court verdict on May 19

Four students, who were charged under the Section 19 of Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act, will know their fate on May 19.

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Myanmar nationals return after serving prison terms

Myanmar nationals, who arrived back after serving prison terms in China, have been sent to their homes via Mandalay at about 5pm on April 29.

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Oil field workers, others celebrate Workers’ Day in Chauk

The 127th Workers’ Day celebration that was held in Chauk township, Magwe Region, on May 1, was attended by officials and oil field workers from across the nation as well as from other sectors.

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Trouble brewing after giant jade rock seized and deemed state property

Tensions are rising between gem scavengers and the Taut Pa Kye Company in Hpakant township, Kachin State, after a huge jadeite found by scavengers was confiscated as it was said to be state-owned property.

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Pandal owners fined for littering during Thingyan festival

Seven pandal owners have been fined by the Cleansing Department of Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) for the excessive litter found around the structures as well as over several destroyed dustbins during Thingyan.

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Locals protest copper company’s building of fences

Mining company Myanmar Yang Tse Copper Limited in Monywa, Sagaing Region has angered locals again after it built fences on their farmlands in Sabae Taung and Kyay Sin Taung areas.

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Seven farmers sentenced over ‘harrow battle’

The Singaing township court in Mandalay sentenced seven farmers last Wednesday to two months’ jail for taking part in a “harrow battle” on land seized by the government about two years ago.

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No special reporters in media: MoI

There are no special reporters assigned in Myanmar’s news media, said U Kyaw Soe, managing director of News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information (MoI) on April 26.

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Rent hike proposed for National Kandawgyi Gardens

A proposal had been submitted to the government to set the annual rent at the famous National Kandawgyi Gardens in Pyin Oo Lwin township, Mandalay at the market value of K700,000 per acre.

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