Construction on historic sports ground faces triple lawsuit

The protection committee for gardens and sports grounds will sue the Yangon Region Government, Myanmar Investment Commission, Yangon City Development Committee and Asia-Myanmar Consortium Development Company if they do not stop construction on Thein Byu sports ground. The committee told a press conference it would send notices to the organisations on June 12. “If the […]

Yangon’s parks now off-limits to private sector, claims official

No automatic green-light will be given for the opening of beer pubs, shopping centres and other business projects in the parks of Yangon, including the People’s Square, according to an official from the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). “In the time of our former mayor, the YCDC allowed private entrepreneurs to turn the parks into […]