Construction on historic sports ground faces triple lawsuit

The protection committee for gardens and sports grounds will sue the Yangon Region Government, Myanmar Investment Commission, Yangon City Development Committee and Asia-Myanmar Consortium Development Company if they do not stop construction on Thein Byu sports ground. The committee told a press conference it would send notices to the organisations on June 12. “If the […]

Yangon residents protest against government’s commercialization of public playgrounds

Yangon residents on November 16 staged a protest against government’s commercialization of public parks and playgrounds in the city downtown. The temporary committee for protection against commercialization of public parks and playgrounds in Yangon Region organized the protest which started at 10am on that day in front of Yangon City Hall. The protest was joined […]