U Zaw Myint Maung says $1.25 million deal with Chinese tech giant to supply surveillance system for ‘Safe City’ project will be thoroughly vetted.
Expression of Interest submissions opened on July 17 and will be taken until July 22. The restoration plan includes bike paths, pedestrian walkways, restaurants and more.
Four people from Aung Thabyay Village were handed 14-month prison sentences for their part in a cement factory protest in Patheigyi Township, Mandalay Region, on Tuesday.
Khun Kaw Lar, aka Maung Myo, received the maximum penalty for shooting a couple in 2018, leaving one dead; he was also sentenced to 10 years of hard labor for robbery.
A Mandalay police officer facing investigation over the death of a detainee arrested in a cement factory protest crackdown was found at home with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.
On this day 160 years ago, King Mindon moved the royal capital from Amarapura to Mandalay.
A regional government worker was sentenced to four years prison with labor while another remains at large in a case alleging they lined their pockets with public money.
After drawing large crowds in Yangon, organizers of the ‘world’s biggest book sale’ hope to repeat their success in the country’s second-largest city.
CCTV with facial-recognition technology among infrastructure to be supplied in 1.9-billion-kyat deal.
“Their participation will be a first in the city’s history,” said U Kyaw San Myint, who sits on the festival committee of the Mandalay City Development Committee.
U Ye Lwin told local lawmakers on Wednesday that the government could not raise lease rates on hotels that cut sweetheart deals with the previous administration on its own.
On this day in 1942, Japan intensified its aerial assault on British forces in Mandalay
Three ex-regional chief ministers of Myanmar’s former ruling party who were found to have plundered development funds are still party members.
The former officials will make their latest installment of the more than $1.3 million in suspect development funds next week, said the region's planning and finance minister.
In the face of economic and geopolitical influences, Mandalay would do better to work on preservation of its reputation as a cultural capital and promote its heritage and history.