Engineers say just 75 per cent of six Mandalay townships are having their water requirements met.
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The Mandalay Region Government has finalised its rebuilding plan for the town ravaged by April's violence.
Mandalay City Development Committee says a lack of interdepartmental cooperation makes dealing with beggars a tricky issue.
Mahamuni Pagoda’s board of trustees has ordered staff to be more alert to security threats, after a foreign tourist’s bag was snatched during a visit to the Mandalay pagoda in late April.
The Mandalay Region government say they will spend upwards of US$1.1 million on reinforcing the banks of the Ayeyarwady River.
Some residents in Mandalay queued up for three hours yesterday to be the first to get their hands on a K1500 SIM card.
The government will pay out K20 billion (about US$22.5 million) in compensation to residents of 23 villages forced to move for the Paunglaung hydro dam project, a Ministry of Electric Power official says.
Plans to develop low-cost housing in Mandalay will go ahead, Mandalay City Development Committee says, despite protests from people who were evicted from the land being used for the project.
The Venerable Sitagu Sayadaw will lead a sermon in Mandalay next month aimed at combating the spread of “extreme opinions”, particularly the “969” campaign, organisers of the event say.
Buyers at Mandalay’s jade market are urging officials to crack down on fake jade sales, which they say have increased since the start of the year.
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