Bridge from Yangon to Dala breaks ground

A bridge that will link downtown Yangon to underdeveloped Dala township received the official green light yesterday, after a majority of local landowners agreed to give up their property in return for compensation. The project, which will be built with funding from Korea, was launched in Dala township yesterday. “We can metaphorically call the Yangon-Dala […]

Compensation for Yangon-Dala bridge to be paid this month

In an apparent effort to ensure good relations with local residents and avoid the problems that have dogged other development projects, local authorities have agreed to pay compensation in advance to people forced to move to make way for the Yangon-Dala Bridge. The committee set up for the purpose has announced that compensation will be […]