The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 01 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Mandalay land concession holders ordered to report to government

Businesspeople granted land concessions in Mandalay Region have been given until November 4 to submit a report on the status of the land holdings to the regional Settlements and Land Records Department.

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U Tay Za sponsors Mandalay water expansion project

A plan to ensure 90 percent of Mandalay residents have access to clean water has been approved by the city’s development committee.


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Debate on constitution hits Mandalay

Change it, keep it as it is – or scrap it and start from scratch. These are the three positions that people are taking in discussions on the country’s 2008 constitution, a group of former prisoners was told last week.

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Two arrested over killings at Panasonic office in Mandalay

Mandalay police have arrested two people over the killing of three people at the office of Japanese electronics company Panasonic earlier this month.

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Car dealers accuse Mandalay company of $3.1m fraud

A group of car dealers in Mandalay who say they were “duped” out of K3 billion (US$3.1million) by a local import firm have appealed to President U Thein Sein and the Mandalay Region government for justice.

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