Mandalay to Auction off Fishing Lakes

​​ Mandalay is putting some 170 fishing lakes in the region under the hammer this coming budget year, according to the Fisheries Department. Head of department U Hla Win said the auction, either in April or May, would be conducted transparently when the new budget year starts, to prevent problems. He said previous auctions had […]

Three Mandalay Projects Delayed Pending Review

Three Mandalay Region development projects approved under the previous government are being reconsidered under the National League for Democracy administration. The projects are temporarily stalled while experts study potential negative impacts on the local environment and the public, officials have noted. Organising committees have been formed to analyse all three projects, said regional Minister for Electricity, Energy […]

Myanmar’s Mandalay to implement 7-year water treatment plan

YANGON, July 4 (Xinhua) — Myanmar’s second largest city of Mandalay will implement a waste water treatment plan which will start this fiscal year and take seven years to complete, official report said on Monday. The plan will be launched with a loan of 70 trillion kyats (60 million U.S. dollars) from the Asia Development […]

Resort Development Underway at Taungthaman Lake

RANGOON — A Mandalay-based developer has commenced work on the construction of a 16-hectare (40-acre) resort to be built on dormant farmland by the Taungthaman Lake, home of the famed U Pein Bridge. The resort, to be built on an overgrown clearing near the eastern end of the 1.2-kilometer (0.75-mile) teakwood bridge, will cater to […]