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Pyin Oo Lwin’s Garbage Collection to be Done by City Development Committee

Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection system, which was handed over to be managed by a private company since February 2016, will be handled by the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee beginning April 1, 2017. Officials from the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee said that the move was a directive from the Mandalay Region […]

Gems Traders in Mandalay to Protest Decline in Jade Market

Gems traders in Mandalay plan to hold a protest tomorrow, calling on the government to take action to bolster the region’s slumping jade market. According to U Than Win, one of the protest’s leaders, the market for jade in Mandalay has been in decline for almost three years and now many traders are finding it difficult to […]

Jade entrepreneurs to request Union government to halt jade mining and export

Jade entrepreneurs have united to submit a signed proposal to the Union Government to suspend jade mining and jade exports with the aim of creating a domestic jade market and promoting the market, said U Than Win from Pwint Kaung jade trading. Over 20,000 jade businessmen from Mandalay, Sagiang and Pharkant signed the proposal and […]