The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 25 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Confrontation looming over riverside homes

Families living in temporary huts and houses along the Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay’s Chan Aye Thar San township are petitioning the municipal authorities not to follow through with a threat to evict them.

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Mandalay family to pursue more charges against killers

Two men convicted over the brutal stabbing of a young mother in Pyigyitagun township could face further charges, as claims emerge she was sexually assaulted.

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MAI eyes more Japan services from Mandalay

Myanmar Airways International plans to start making regular flights to Japan next year from Mandalay, a company official says.


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Mandalay College founder immortalised with statue

A statue of Mandalay University founder U Ko Lay has been unveiled at the university, one month after what would have been the noted scholar’s 100th birthday.


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Lawyer to form party for farmers, workers

Protecting the interests of the common man and woman - that’s how the leader of the Party for the Defence of Farmers and Workers says he plans to shake up Myanmar politics.

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Mandalay officials deport more illegal workers

Foreign workers in Mandalay Region who have broken immigration rules are being deported in a crackdown, officials say.

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A rare victory in the battle over industrial water pollution

Complaints from residents may have prompted a Sagaing Region distillery to clean up its act on polluted waste water but an environmental engineer involved in the project says the move contrasts with a much murkier situation nationwide.

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Mandalay a hotspot for human trafficking

Mandalay is the country’s hotspot for human trafficking and officials need to pay more attention the problem, the region’s chief minister said last week.

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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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