The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Moderate earthquakes rock Mandalay

A series of earthquakes measuring from 4.0 to 5.4 on the Richter Scale damaged buildings near Thabeikkyin township in Mandalay Region on September 20, government officials said on September 21.

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Mandalay Hill pagoda trustees introduce new tourist charge

Foreign tourists visiting Mandalay Hill will be required to pay a K2000 entrance fee from October, the board of trustees has announced.


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Illicit drug arrests on rise in Mandalay

Mandalay police have seized illicit drugs valued at more than K2.3 billion in the first eight months of this year - almost as much as in all of 2012.


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Earthquake strikes near Mandalay

A shallow 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck close to Myanmar's second-biggest city on Friday evening, seismologists said.

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Government warns on sales of state-owned land

Mandalay City Development Committee is warning property brokers not to deal in government-owned property after sales in two townships were later found to be unlawful.

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Deadline set for low-cost Mandalay housing

MCDC says it expects to complete 1300 low-cost apartments in about seven months, under a controversial project marred by evictions and debate over what really constitutes “low-cost”.

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Preventative measures help to stem erosion

Mandalay's regional government says the threat posed by riverbank erosion has diminished courtesy of investment in preventative measures. 

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Possible site for dog sanctuary identified in Mandalay Region

Mandalay residents concerned about the fate of stray dogs in the city – and the threat of rabies – have identified a possible site for a sanctuary and are seeking government permission to open the facility.

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Distillery responds over waste water

Shwe Bayinma distillery in Sagaing Region has inaugurated a K300 million scheme to cleanse its waste water.

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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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