Yangon zoning plan in limbo as experts push for re-start

Yangon’s zoning plan is due for a restart after contentious discussions meant the process had ground to a halt, according to U Toe Aung, urban planner with Yangon City Development Committee. “The zoning plan was recently halted as we contended with foreign developers who wanted to build high-rises,” he said. Authorities may be hesitating on […]

Japan to increase investment in Myanmar education

The Japan International Cooperation Association (JICA) office in Myanmar has announced that its association will pledge¥1.35 billion (around $13.5 million) towards the advancement of engineering subjects in two technology universities in Yangon and Mandalay. This project is a five-year endeavor that willbeginon 5 October 2013 and continue until 5 October 2018. Its major aim is […]