Mandalay COVID-19 centres produce 10 tonnes of waste daily

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) collects about 10 tonnes of waste a day from COVID-19 treatment and quarantine centres with special garbage trucks, said U Zeyar Neyin, head of the city’s cleansing department. “We have to control our staff to protect them from infection. Three workers wear protective gear to collect the garbage at […]

Invitation for Bids – : Design Supervision and Construction Supervision as FIDIC Engineer (MUSIP). Closing Date 10 Aug 2020

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MANDALAY REGION GOVERNMENT MANDALAY CITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MANDALAY URBAN SERVICES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Request for Expression of Interest No: MYWS 52.0 Contract No: MYWS 52.0 Contract Title: Design Supervision and Construction Supervision as FIDIC Engineer of the New Water Treatment Plant and Associated Pipe Line Works […]

Mandalay unveils easier way to pay water, other bills

Mandalay city residents can now pay municipal bills online, such as water and electricity, the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) said. The committee introduced the Mandalay Smart Pay, or MSP Wallet app, in partnership with the government-owned Yadanabon Bank and 2C2P Co Ltd. Payments that can be made through the MSP Wallet include property taxes, […]

Delayed hotel in Mandalay to recommence

Best Premium Co will build a hotel at the Shwe Man Taung golf course owned by Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) in Aung Myay Tharzan township, Mandalay, after a four-year delay, according to Mayor U Ye Lwin. Best Premium and MCDC first signed a land lease agreement to develop the hotels on a Build, Operate, […]

Mandalay vows to maintain order at Thingyan Festival

Mandalay will ensure the orderly celebration of the Thingyan Festival by designating areas where commercial pandals (marquees) can be erected. U Kyaw San Myint of the Mandalay City Development Committee said the commercial pandals will only be allowed on the western side of the moat on 80th street. Other areas of the moat will be […]

Mandalay to start numbering streets

Mandalay will start numbering streets in a bid to reduce confusion in the ancient city, said U Kyaw San Myint, a member of Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC). Many streets have the same names in the city and there is no system to naming them, he said. “We will start numbering streets starting from Chan […]

Myanmar’s Second Biggest City Receives Smart City Award 2019

YANGON—In the midst of a high-tech makeover to become a genuine smart city, Myanmar’s historic royal capital Mandalay—more than 160 years old—received the Smart City Award 2019 at a Bangkok summit attended by 24 countries including Japan, India, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. “We have been effectively changing municipal services by using technology, and these […]

Fake deeds cause land buyers headaches in Mandalay

Some empty land on Thaik Pan street in Chan Mya Tharsi township, Mandalay Region, is fenced off, and a sign gives the owner’s name and warns against trespassing. Such sights are not unusual for Mandalay. Because of big unsolved problems like gangs making fake land title deeds, the real owners have problems with people trespassing, […]

Mandalay: City of the future?

An energetic mayor and revamped municipal authority are giving Myanmar’s second city a tech-based makeover, which is being embraced by residents tired of past mismanagement. “MANDALAY is like a Phoenix from ancient Greek mythology. Like the mythical bird, Mandalay will always rise and regenerate from the ashes,” the renowned author Mya Than Tint wrote in […]

Mandalay to offer affordable housing again next year

The Mandalay City Development Committee plans to sell affordable housing again next year, MCDC member U Kyaw San Myint said. The agency plans to sell more than 540 units this month, but applications have far exceeded the number of units for sale, he said. However, people don’t need to worry if they are unable to […]