Trash privatisation opposed

Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)’s plan to privatise the waste collection operations has faced opposition. Opponents were worried that the privatisation may lead to layoffs of waste collectors as well as the increasing collection fees. Nyo Nyo Thin, a member of the Yangon parliament representing Bahan Constituency No.2, recently asked the city to continue collecting […]

DCA: 1 Year Minimum Until Call for Domestic Airport Upgrade

YANGON — A government call for the upgrading and privatization of 30 domestic airports in Myanmar has been postponed until late next year at the earliest, due to ongoing efforts to transfer three international airports to private hands, according to Win Swe Tun, the director general of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). The DCA […]

Plans to Privatize Pair of Yangon Heritage Buildings Shelved

YANGON — Myanmar’s Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) will return two Yangon heritage buildings to the government that it had slated for privatization, after the directorate was unable to compile a sufficient historical ownership record, DICA’s director general Aung Naing Oo said this week. Last year, DICA announced that it would allow four […]

Investors invited for privatization of domestic airports

Following a move to find investors for the privatization of international airports in Myanmar, the floor will be opened up to companies who wish to be involved in domestic airport development, according to the Department of Civil Aviation. U Win Swe Tun, director-general of the department, told Mizzima on October 30, “Upon completion of the […]