Yangon, Mandalay vie for best-city status

The debate between Mandalay and Yangon, and which is city the better to live in, has been heating up on social media. Shwedagon Pagoda may take the spotlight in advertising campaigns, but Mandalay has King Mindon’s Palace, the U Bein Bridge and the popular holiday destination Pyin Oo Lwin is just a few hours away. […]

Mandalay to debate effort to resolve land-ownership issues

The Mandalay Region hluttaw (parliament) will debate a proposal to give title deeds to people who have lived for a long time on land that does not belong to them. U Tin Aung, MP for Chan Mya Tharsi constituency 1, submitted the proposal, which would exclude people living on government land. The proposal is expected […]