Zaykabar chair: Suu Kyi is ‘like a sister’

Real estate tycoon U Khin Shwe discusses his close friendship with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, land confiscations associated with his company Zaykabar and his reputation as a crony of the former military regime, in an interview with The Myanmar Times. I understand that you have a close relationship with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. […]

Limited high-rises under new Yangon zoning scheme

Limiting the number of high-rise development projects in Yangon will preserve the city’s heritage while continuing to attract foreign investment – that’s the message of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) regarding the city’s zoning plan, a spokesperson said last week during a meeting. A view of downtown Yangon. Photo: StaffA view of downtown Yangon. […]