Sick of the stink of the river whose water they used to drink, a group of Mandalay Region villagers say they will take to the streets in protest unless something is done to stop the pollution of the Dokehtawaddy River by industrial waste.
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.
A former political prisoner last week eluded tight security to stage a solo protest outside the Chinese consulate in Mandalay.
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.
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.