Yangon tram to run next year

A tram will start operating in downtown yangon next year after a two-decade hiatus. The authorities have run four successful tests on the tram since the plan to replace local trains with trams was approved last year December, according to Kyaw Soe Lwin, the manager of the Ministry of Rail Transportation. The Japan International Cooperation […]

YCDC to take over management of two industrial zones

Yangon City Development Committee will soon take over management of the last two privately owned industrial zones in Yangon as the Ministry of Construction moves to transfer power to the local authority. The ministry’s Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD) has been transferring oversight of Yangon’s 28 industrial zones to YCDC since 2012. The […]