Review Team Orders Dagon High-Rise Redesign

RANGOON — Work is set to resume at several Dagon City development projects on Thursday after the expiry of a four week building halt, with one company ordered to modify its construction plans in order to safeguard the nearby Signal Pagoda. While a report on the projects has yet to be made public, officials negotiated […]

Kempinski Hotel Slated for Historical Yangon Building in Controversial Plan

NAYPYIDAW — Switzerland’s Kempinski Group, a Thai investor and a Burmese conglomerate have been allowed to turn Yangon’s colonial-era, former Police Commissioner’s Office into an international luxury hotel, a senior official said on Monday. The privatization plan is being fiercely opposed, however, by a group of Burmese lawyers who want to restore the landmark building […]