Friday, August 18, 2017

Mogok residents seek amendments to Gemstones Law

Mogok residents were seeking amendments to Myanmar Gemstones Law to allow them to be accorded the same priority as companies and businessmen in applying to operate small and medium mining blocks in their area.

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Stroke patients in Myanmar increase six-fold

The number of people suffering stroke in Myanmar rose six folds due to changes in urban lifestyles, Dr Moe Moe Zaw, neurologist from Mandalay General Hospital told The Myanmar Times.

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Shelters in urgent need for Namti war victims

Thousands of people who fled their homes to escape the fighting in Mogaung and Namti townships in Kachin State are in urgent need of living shelters, religious leaders who are providing emergency assistance to the evacuees said.

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Fire razes 11 houses, 33 stalls in Hpakant

Fire broke out at Seik Mu ward in Hpakant township’s Seng Tawn village tract, Kachin State, on Wednesday, destroying 11 houses and 33 stalls, a fire services department official told The Myanmar Times.

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Many parts of Hkamti township flooded

Rising river level and heavy rain has caused flood again in many parts of Hkamti township, Sagaing Region, said U Khin Maung Sint, Hkamti township administrator.

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Teachers to continue ‘blue ribbon’ campaign

Teachers from Mandalay Technical University said they will continue to hold “blue ribbon” campaign until authorities meet their demand for a fair and more stable promotions policy, a senior teacher said on Monday.

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Hackers attack e-Mandalay Web Portal, but no damage done

Hackers attacked the e-Mandalay web portal since it was launched on July 20 but did not leave damage to the website, according to U Sai Kyaw Zaw, chair of the portal’s implementation committee.

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Traffic deaths rising in Mandalay

The number of deaths due to car crashes has been increasing in Mandalay city, according to the data of the region’s traffic police force.

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Mandalay garbage collection services losing money

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) Cleaning Department has sought cooperation of other agencies in its crackdown against beggars, a department official said on Monday.

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MCDC seeks help in crackdown against beggars

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) Cleaning Department has sought cooperation of other agencies in its crackdown against beggars, a department official said on Monday.

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