Yangon New City forgotten by most but residents still hopeful

The area of the once and possibly future Yangon New City project has been irrevocably changed following its announcement by Yangon mayor U Hla Myint last September 22. His surprise statement in regional parliament that Yangon would build a multi-billion dollar expansion on 30,000 acres across the Hlaing River from the main city initially set […]

Dala in limbo after speculation rush

The ongoing speculation rush in the Yangon new city area to the west of the existing city is not the city’s first, and likely not its last. Nearby Dala township, across the Yangon River from downtown, experienced a similar speculation boom a year ago. While the latest Yangon new city rush occurred following a surprise […]