Trash privatisation opposed

Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)’s plan to privatise the waste collection operations has faced opposition. Opponents were worried that the privatisation may lead to layoffs of waste collectors as well as the increasing collection fees. Nyo Nyo Thin, a member of the Yangon parliament representing Bahan Constituency No.2, recently asked the city to continue collecting […]

Yangon Electricity Supply Board denies plans to invite private investment – for now

The Yangon Electricity Supply Board does not yet have concrete plans to allow private investment to take an equity stake in the business, though private firms are meeting with the board to look for opportunities. Some media has reported the board, which is a state-owned enterprise under the Ministry of Electric Power, is planning to […]