Two Yangon flyovers to be built in 2016-2017 FY

Yangon Region Finance Minister San San Nwe, on behalf of the Yangon Region government, requested a budget to build two more flyovers in Yangon in the 2016-2017 fiscal year at the regional government’s special meeting on November 30. One flyover will be built on Kabaraye Pagoda Road and Parami Junction, and the other one will […]

More flyovers slated for construction in Yangon

YANGON — More flyovers have been planned for construction in Tamwe, 8-mile Junction and Kokine in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, according to the Yangon Regional Government Committee. As special projects of the Yangon Regional Government Committee, three overpasses will be constructed using funds generated by the selling of vacant land for industrial use in Yangon […]

Uneven development stifling Myanmar

Anyone arriving today at Mingaladon Airport and driving toward the center of Yangon would find it hard to imagine that just a few years ago Myanmar was an isolated country – poor, underdeveloped and labeled by the US as an “outpost of tyranny.” At the start of the 21st century there were few cars on […]