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New Thanlyin bridge project gets go-ahead

The acceptance of a loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) which will be used for the construction of a second bridge across the Bago River connecting Thanlyin and Yangon has been approved, said a Pyithu Hluttaw MP U Lwin Ko Latt. The first instalment on the JICA loan totals US$36 million (K56.1 billion). […]

Yoma Strategic unveils new plans, new name

The family-run holdings company behind Yangon luxury developments Pun Hlaing Estate, StarCity and Yoma Central announced on June 26 that the real estate portion of their business dealings will be rebranded under the name Yoma Land and that they will also be delving into “mass market product offerings.” While Yoma Land Managing Director Cyrus Pun […]

Inland Port Project to be Implemented in Hlaing Tharyar Township

Yangon Regional Government is planning to implement an inland port in Hlaingtharyar Township to streamline transportation of goods using waterways. The project is being planned near the Nge Pin Le industrial zone and A Le village in Hlaingtharyar Township, but the regional government has not mentioned a proposed completion date. The project is called the […]

Yangon factories told to treat water or else

The government warned factories to treat their wastewater properly before disposing it into rivers or face penalties, including closure of their facilities. In Yangon Region’s 24 industrial zones alone, there are 3474 factories but only 188 have proper wastewater treatment facility, said U Saw Win Maung, deputy head of Pollution Control and Cleaning Department (PCCD) […]

Second Tower Complete in Luxury Star City Condo Project

​​ The main structure of the second tower in Yoma Strategic Holding’s massive Star City-based condominium project was completed earlier this month, with work now set to begin on the interior units, a fivestar Club House and a public plaza. The Galaxy Towers project, which launched inFebruary last year, will have six high rise condos […]

JICA loans worth Ks358bn approved

Loans from the Japan International Cooperation Agency, totalling 31.051billion yen (Ks358.39bn) were approved during the 6th Day Meeting of the 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, 3rd Regular Session to fund the economically vital Thanlyin Bridge project that will span the Bago River, the finance ministry said. “Thanlyin Bridge No. 3 is the main one linking to the […]

Ministry of Construction sees urgent need for Yangon-Thanlyin bridge replacement

A bridge linking downtown Yangon with Thanlyin township across the Bago River is being tested beyond its limits and “could break at any time” according to an official at the Ministry of Construction, who said the government is planning to build a stronger second bridge as a matter of urgency. Yangon-Thanlyin 1 Bridge was designed […]

IFP No. PQ-ICB-05 Invitation for Prequalification Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project, Closing Date 20 July 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Date: May 17, 2016 Loan Agreement No.: MY-P5 IFP No.: PQ-ICB-05 The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency toward the cost of the Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project. It is intended that part of the […]

IFP No PQ-ICB-04, Invitation for Prequalification Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project, Closing Date 20 July 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Date: May 17, 2016 Loan Agreement No.: MY-P5 IFP No.: PQ-ICB-04 The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency toward the cost of the Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project. It is intended that part of the […]

IFP No. PQ-ICB-03 Invitation for Prequalification Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project, Closing Date 20 July 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Date: May 17, 2016 Loan Agreement No.: MY-P5 IFP No.: PQ-ICB-03 The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency toward the cost of the Greater Yangon Water Supply Improvement Project. It is intended that part of the […]