The Myanmar Times
Friday, 01 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

CB Bank boss sues farmers over dispute

Thirteen farmers are facing jail terms as part of a land dispute involving CB Bank chairman U Khin Maung Aye, an adviser to President U Thein Sein.


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Wirathu leads Buddhist Day celebrations

Masoeyin monastery's U Wirathu led celebrations to mark the 52nd anniversary of Buddhist Day in Mandalay last week.



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Artists, civil society groups receive prizes

Three civil society groups and five artists from Mandalay Region have been recognised with awards from President U Thein Sein.


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Free mobile clinics help contain TB

Mandalay’s mobile clinic's tuberculosis screenings see five to 10 patients diagnosed with the disease each time free testing is offered.


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Balloon rides set for take-off in Mandalay

Eager adventurers will soon have the chance to go up, up and away over Mandalay in a hot-air balloon starting this October, a newly launched company says.

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Tour guides study up on bird life

New 'birdwatching' workshops shed light on Myanmar's ornithological heritage and cater to an emerging tourism niche.

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‘Gang’ members arrested over Mandalay stabbings

Police in Mandalay say nine people have admitted responsibility for a spate of stabbings in the city’s moat area.

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Mandalay rice reserves sold to keep prices down

Mandalay Rice Wholesale Centre has been selling off reserves since August 22 in an effort to bring down prices, centre chairman U Thein Zaw says.

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Balloon adventures set for takeoff in Mandalay

Eager adventurers will soon have the chance to enjoy an aerial view of Mandalay from a hot air balloon starting this October, a newly launched company says.

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Dog sanctuary idea floated to combat rabies in Mandalay

Fear of rabies and other diseases spread by stray dogs has prompted a Mandalay veterinary surgeon to call for a dog sanctuary to be built.


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