The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

After fire, residents protest new fuel stations

Residents have branded petrol stations a fire hazard after two people were injured in a blaze at a filling station in Mandalay last month.

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MCDC meets civil society to build ‘inclusive’ city

Improved drainage and water supply were among the topics discussed at a workshop last week in Mandalay, when the city’s development committee met with civil society organisations.

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Solo Letpadaung protester eludes guards at Chinese consulate in Mandalay

A former political prisoner last week eluded tight security to stage a solo protest outside the Chinese consulate in Mandalay.

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Deputy rector snatches student flag during rally

Students in Mandalay have complained that Mandalay Technological University deputy rector U Tin Lin Maung seized their flag during a mini-demonstration last week.

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Mogok residents urge upkeep of historic British war cemetery

A century-old burial spot for British dead in Mandalay Region has fallen into disrepair and needs a clean-up, according to those who live nearby.

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Workers demand jobs back at privatised textile factory

More than 700 factory employees are demanding that their employer reinstate locked-out workers on the basis of a 16-point agreement they said had been reached with the management a year ago.

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Mandalay municipal poll likely in months

Mandalay residents will soon get to follow their counterparts in Yangon to the polling booth to elect municipal officials.

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Rotten teak pillars putting bridge at risk

More than 30 of the teak pillars that support popular tourist attraction the U Bein Bridge across Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura, Mandalay Region, have to be replaced because of advanced decay.

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Hundreds join Mandalay protest against mine

About 500 people including dozens of Buddhist monks protested near the Chinese consulate in Mandalay on December 27 demanding the closure of the Letpadaung copper mine.

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Skaters descend on Mandalay for comp

Skaters from all over the country will be converging on Mandalay this week to take part in Myanmar’s first skating competition.

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