Mandalay city officials are facing public condemnation over a tobacco company’s sponsorship of an upcoming mini-marathon that will be held in honor of Burma’s 70th Independence Day on 4 January.
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Mandalay is Burma’s cultural heart. The city’s soul can still be found in its artisan workshops, where its short—but rich— history is preserved…in gold.
Chinlone players from the United States, Japan, Canada, Germany and Thailand will compete alongside local Burmese teams in the 87th Waso Chinlone Contest in Mandalay next month. The tournament will[…]
Myanmar Gaon, a newly announced conglomerate of Mandalay businesses and South Korean-owned Namsong, will establish a new bus line in downtown Mandalay following approval from the regional transportation minister, according[…]
Mitsubishi Corporation and Hitachi Ltd have been awarded a contract to supply and install a new train signalling system between Rangoon and Mandalay. The 2.4 billion yen (US$20 million) contract,[…]
Operators of the Mandalay Yatanar Mall, which is due to open in April 2016, are promoting the new mega-shopping centre as a hub for Burmese-made jewellery, silk products and handicrafts,[…]
Illegal goods including jade and timber seized at Mandalay’s airport and jetties between November and April were worth around 150 million kyat (US$150,000), according to officials. Maj. Aye Min Oo,[…]