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Shan ethnic affairs minister’s safe stolen

The safe from the office of the Shan Ethnic Affairs Minister in Mandalay Region has been stolen, according to the regional government office.

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Public drug awareness campaign held in Meiktila

A public drug awareness campaign was held by local residents in Meiktila township in Mandalay Region, aiming to get the public to cooperate and participate in the national anti-narcotics drug campaign.

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President’s Office instructs USDP to return development funds

The President’s Office has ordered the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) and relevant organisations to hand over regional development funds paid by hand-dug well entrepreneurs during the previous administration to the Magwe regional government.

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Social pensions for the elderly in Mandalay

More than 4600 elderly people who applied for social pensions will receive the pay-outs from this fiscal year in accordance with the Elders Law, said Daw Phyu Phyu Khine, deputy chief officer from the Department of Social Welfare in Mandalay Region.

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Young robbers arrested with jewellery and cash in Mandalay

Within a few hours, police in Mandalay nabbed three men, including a teenager, who had robbed a woman of her money and her jewellery at a bus station last week.

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Free children’s paper published in honour of journalist Win Tin

A 10-page free children’s newspaper titled “Zar Ti Man” was published in Mandalay on April 21 to mark the 3rd year of commemoration of the late renowned journalist U Win Tin.

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Over K155 million earmarked for DMH

A total of K155.65 million will be allocated for the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, according to the Mandalay regional 2017-18 budget year investment plan, financed by regional funds.

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Japan to install third weather radar in Mandalay

Japan is installing a third weather radar in Mandalay to track the movements and intensity of storms, according to the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

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Mandalay property prices in ruins after taxes raised

While the current property market in Mandalay city can be described as slowly picking, real estate agents feel that the new property tax, assessment and appraisal rates in the sector are stifling expansion.

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Government’s emergency water supply ready for 500 villages nationwide

In case of water shortage this summer, the government has set aside emergency water supply for 500 villages around Myanmar.

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