Kyaukphyu SEZ tenders continue despite protests

The final tender results for the Kyaukphyu special economic zone (SEZ) project will be announced this month, despite calls from civil society groups for the project to be postponed, a member of the tender selection committee told The Myanmar Times. The tender selection committee expects to the ground-leveling process to start in February, so that […]

Days are numbered for Mandalay’s rule-breaking buildings

Two buildings have been demolished in Mandalay for breaking rules and regulations, with more demolitions possible if contractors do not stay within the law, according to Mandalay City Development Committee member U Tun Kyi. “If developers clearly propose buildings stating specifications including exact height and stay within the rules, we will approve,” he said. “But […]