Capital City’s second phase kicks off next year: engineer

The second phase of the massive Capital City project on Insein Road in Hlaing Township – which will comprise commercial buildings – will begin next year, said Kyaw Zayya, an engineer from Capital Development Company. Owned by Dr Ko Ko Gyi, a member of the President’s National Economic and Social Advisory Council, the company is […]

Myanmar growing at breakneck speed

When Singapore lawyer Chester Toh starting working in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial centre, 18 months ago, his commute to the centre took 15 minutes; now it’s a 45-minute slog through increasingly clogged streets. Call it the price of progress, or reform to be more exact. Toh, a partner at law firm Rajah & Tann, told The […]