800-bed hospital to be built with Chinese assistance

YANGON: China has agreed to finance the construction of a new 800-bed hospital in Htaukgyant Township, Yangon Region, according to the Yangon Regional Government Committee. Earlier, a plan to build a new hospital in Hmawebi Township, has been scrapped because it is inconvenient. “The hospital will be built on six acres of land owned by […]

More flyovers slated for construction in Yangon

YANGON — More flyovers have been planned for construction in Tamwe, 8-mile Junction and Kokine in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, according to the Yangon Regional Government Committee. As special projects of the Yangon Regional Government Committee, three overpasses will be constructed using funds generated by the selling of vacant land for industrial use in Yangon […]

YCDC to spend US$ 55 million on roads and bridges

YANGON – The Yangon City Development Council (YCDC) will be spending more than Ks 53 billion (nearly US$ 55.2 million) on roads and bridge projects this year. The YCDC has already planned to use over Ks 7 billion (nearly US$ 7 million) on 31 road upgrading projects and over US$ 600,000 to build five new […]