Environmentalists have lead a mass protest through Mogok in northern Mandalay Division, amid mounting fears over the future of the town’s iconic lake.
On this week’s episode of DVB’s Doh Pyay Doh Myay Roadshow, the team takes us north of Mandalay to the ruby mining town of Mogok.
Environmental groups in Mandalay are fed up with the level of pollution in one of their biggest scenic spots – so they’ve taken matters into their own hands.
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit 53km west of the town of Mogok, in Burma’s central Mandalay Division on Sunday afternoon. Details of damages have not yet been reported. According to the[…]
“You can count yourself dead once you descend down the mine.”
A ‘pigeon blood’ Mogok ruby was sold for a world record US$30.33 million at an auction by Sotheby’s in Geneva on Tuesday. An anonymous telephone bidder bought the 25.59 carat[…]
Aung San Suu Kyi urges a crowd in Mandalay’s Mogok to push for constitutional change and to amend article 436.
A convoy carrying Mandalay’s Chief Minister and other regional government officials was hit by a suspected IED on Friday evening.
Local miners in Mandalay Division’s ‘Ruby Land’ town of Mogok may soon get access to more gems. The Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association plans to allocate small-scale mining plots to locals to promote gem trade in the area.
One version of US perceptions about a nuclear Burma has been crafted for diplomatic effect, and quite another for Washington’s security establishment
Nov 06, 2008 (DVB)-Appeal for recently sentenced Mandalay division National League for Democracy leaders and members has been rejected by the district court, according to their lawyer. Myint Thwin, legal[…]