High-rise car parking and hotels to be built on Myanma Railway land

HIGH-rise car parking and hotel projects in Yangon will be implemented on the land belonging to Myanma Railway, it has been learned. Due to a scarcity of available land in Yangon City, a number of development projects will be conducted on the grounds of the Kyimyindine and Pazundaung railway stations which are owned by Myanma […]

UNESCO officer sees Yangon as prime candidate for listing

With the highest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia, and its mix of historic and religious architecture, Yangon is a prime candidate to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, according to the organisation’s national project officer in Myanmar, Daw Ohnmar Myo. The presence of century-old colonial buildings and a rare combination of […]

Three Companies Submit Myo Thit Bids

Three companies have submitted tender bids to construct the Yangon New City (Yangon Myo Thit) Project, according to Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development of the Yangon regional government. “Initially there were fifty companies which bought the tender application forms, but only three companies successfully submitted the application. The tender evaluation committee will handle […]

Two bus lines partially suspended

Yangon bus riders are paying the price for two deadly accidents caused by reckless drivers earlier this year. Route numbers 51 and 57 were both partially suspended in response to the crashes, leading crowded lines to become only more cramped. The Yangon Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles, better known by its Myanmar-language acronym Ma Hta […]

Developers start applying for tender over new town plan

More than 20 developers have purchased tender application forms for the Yangon new town plan, according to Yangon regional government. “They just bought application forms; they haven’t applied yet. They have to apply for bidding by August 18,” said an official from the regional government. The application forms started selling on July 12, at Ks […]

Labourers to be Housed at Hlaingtharyar

A housing complex for labourers is set to be established in Hlaingtharyar in Yangon. U Myat Thin Aung, president of Hlaingthartar Industrial Zone, said that this housing complex is being established by the owners. The authorisation has been granted from the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development for land rental under a five year […]

Govt surveys Yangon bridge

A new bridge being planned for Yangon’s Kyeemyingdaing township could mean the difference between life and death for villagers on the other side. The Ministry of Construction has been working with a Japanese company in initial preparations for the 2700-metre (8000-foot) bridge, parliament heard on March 25. Deputy construction minister U Soe Tint told Pyithu […]

Invitation to open tender for 85 acres Danyinkone Wholesale Market to construct in Insein Township; Closing Date: January 1, 2015

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Danyinkone Wholesale Market for flowers, fruits and vegetables to construct in Insein Township Invitation to open tender 1. The Yangon Regional Government invites open tender to local* companies interested to construct international Danyinkone Wholesale Market for flowers, fruits […]

Yangon Regional Government invites Flyover and River over-bridge Tender, closing date: 30th June, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Yangon Regional Government (Invitation for Open Tender) 1. Businessmen are invited for the building of the following arched bridge and over-bridge in Yangon Region for 2014-2015 financial year: a. Myaynigone Junction Arched Bridge – Length of the bridge […]

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 […]