Proposal to open Yangon City Hall to the public in limbo

A proposal to open the downtown headquarters of Yangon City Development Committee to the public have been on hold for almost a year, according to an official. Yangon City Hall was the first building in Yangon to be awarded a blue plaque by Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT), as part of a campaign that will see […]

Myanmar census reveals huge urban-rural divide

In April last year, the Myanmar Government conducted its first population census in three decades. The results were released late last month (followed by a day-long hackathon to make the census data more readable). The project, supported by the UN Population Fund, has taken over three years and cost over US$60 million. Sectoral reports are […]