Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Riverine trade boost after Mandalay Jetty upgrade

The Mandalay Jetty will be upgraded at a cost of US$38 million in an effort to promote riverine trade in the region, according to the Regional Minister for Electricity, Industry and Construction U Zarni Aung.

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K250m bid to demolish Mingalar market

A tender of K250 million was won to demolish the Mingalar market building which burnt down last year in a fire.

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No bribes for returning seized land, says chief minister

No money has to be paid to resolve the issue of seized farmlands in the Magwe Region, said Chief Minister, Dr Aung Moe Nyo.

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Mandalay Hill clean up begins

An increasing number of houses and shops on Mandalay Hill, are in disarray with haphazard stalls set up on platforms and on the steps, shops that are too close to the road and people living in small and cramped environments.

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Faster, easier loans for Mandalay SMEs

The Mandalay business community can expect to get faster loan approvals after the government’s regional sub-committee for private sector development discussed the matter.

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Action to be taken against traffic violators from June 10

The Mandalay City Development Committee has announced that action will be taken against those who violate traffic rules in Mandalay effective June 10.

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Free farmland for farmers in Sagaing

The Sagaing regional government is giving out free lands, starting from the second week of May, to farmers that do not possess any farmland.

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Drought may destroy summer paddy

Summer paddy crop grown in Pwintphyu and Salin townships in the Magwe Region may be damaged if it does not rain until the end of the month, said farmers last Thursday.

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MP wants damaged roads repaired

Heavy vehicles, especially lorries, plying to and fro from cement factories in the Kyaukse township, Mandalay Region, have resulted in damage along some parts of the roads.

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MPs investigate validity of coffee, mulberry and teak plantations

In the past, forest lands in the Pyin Oo Lwin township of the Mandalay region had been taken over by military officials, retired civil servants, and entrepreneurs, to plant coffee, mulberry and teak.

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