Myanmar needs more infrastructure

MUSE, Myanmar — Towering apartment blocks are going up on the northern bank of the Shweli River in the border town of Ruili, in China’s Yunnan Province. On the opposite river bank, in Myanmar’s Shan State, the ground is being prepared for something similar in Muse. In the late 1930s, the ancient trade and migration […]

Yangon govt eyes space for more telecom towers

Foreign telecom operators will be permitted to rent land owned by government ministries in Yangon Region to set up transmission towers, according Aung Khin, Yangon Region’s transport minister. The regional government has set up a team with members from the Yangon City Development Committee, city development and communication departments to facilitate the process, he said. […]

Local companies propose to run Yangon’s new bus system

Two local companies have submitted proposal to operate the forthcoming Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system in Yangon, according to regional officials. Although the government planned to start the BRT system this year, the plans have been delayed due to the location of traffic lights and poor road conditions. “We have organised a technical aid team […]