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Posts Tagged ‘Mandalay’ (12 found)

Thousands of Miners Protest Government Order

Thousands of miners in Mandalay division’s Yamethin township rallied after an order from the Ministry of Mining demanding the suspension of all mining operations across the country left them jobless […]

June 4, 2012  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Massive Protest Shines a Light on Power Cuts

power cut protestMore than 1,000 people in Burma’s second-largest city have held a protest against severe power cuts, residents told AFP, the country’s biggest public demonstration in five years.

A large crowd was again expected to gather in Mandalay on Monday evening as residents vent their anger at three months of power cuts that have left the city with as little as four hours of electricity a day […]

May 21, 2012  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤