YCDC issues stern warning to developers on unpaid tax

Pay your taxes – or we won’t certify that your building is complete, Yangon city officials are telling developers. On completion of a building, Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) issues a building completion certificate (BCC), which allows tenants to inhabit the property. But some developers have been complaining of delays in issuing the certificates. U […]

Master plan to tackle Yangon’s floods

The drafting of a master plan to deal with Yangon’s flooding problems in the rainy season has been completed, according to the roads and bridges department of Yangon City Development Committee. Since 2014, the YCDC has been drafting a plan for flood preventive measures in six Yangon townships: Kyauktada, Pabedan, Latha, Lanmadaw, Botataung and Pazundaung. […]

On World Toilet Day, Calls for Better Sanitation in Myanmar

YANGON —The state of toilets and sewerage in Myanmar should be improved both to attract foreign visitors and to improve sanitation, observers said. Tuesday is designated by the United Nations as World Toilet Day. The day’s slogan this year is “We Can’t Wait,” and the official website says the purpose of the day is “urging […]