Yangon chief brushes off hotel project suit

The fight over the future of one of downtown Yangon’s most iconic colonial-era buildings intensified yesterday amid accusations of lying. The charge came only days after the Myanmar Lawyers’ Network had filed suit, for the third time, to block plans to turn the old Small Claims Court – the former headquarters of the Burma Socialist […]

Lawyers’ Network sues to stop building renovation

The Lawyers’ Network has filed complaints against government officials and investors involved in a US$50 million hotel project on Strand Road, and applied for an injunction to stop renovation work at the site. Advocates U Than Tin, U Kyee Myint and U Ohn Maung lodged complaints against Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe, former […]