Dala bridge set for September signing

The bridge has been publically discussed since 2012, though construction has not yet materialised. That did not stop a wave of property speculators from piling in to the sleepy township, which is currently accessible by ferry boat or by a long overland journey. U Tin Hlaing said the plans are nearly ready to be signed, […]

Yangon-Dala bridge on track after compensation deal

A deal on compensation for local residents seems to have unlocked the way to the long-awaited bridge over the Yangon River linking downtown Yangon with Dala township. U Kyaw Myint Oo, chair of the Dala Township Development Committee, told The Myanmar Times over the weekend that a compromise had been reached with residents affected by […]