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MPs Investigate Validity of Coffee, Mulberry and Teak Plantations

In the past, forest lands in the Pyin Oo Lwin township of the Mandalay region had been taken over by military officials, retired civil servants, and entrepreneurs, to plant coffee, mulberry and teak. However no one actually knows whether these things were actually carried out. Therefore, some 15 Hluttaw members got together to lead the […]

Water spinach plantations flourish in Mandalay

Water spinach, which is affordable and has many health benefits, are being planted on a commercial scale in suburban Mandalay. The number of local residents engaged in water spinach plantations has risen, allowing a worker to earn about Ks 5,000 a day. The growers form Ngwe Taw Kyeegon ward from Pyigyidagun Township supply the water […]

Mandalay industrial zone waste water poisons river

According to reports, over 90 factories in the Mandalay Industrial Zone in Pyigyidagun Township, have been dumping waste water into the Dunawadi River, depriving villages situated downstream of drinkable water and causing health problems. The waste water, which enters the river through a pipeline that discharges the water around the clock, has been tested and […]