Government Renews Pledge to Reclaim Industrial Land From Speculators

The government has repeated its pledge to scrutinise plots of land in industrial zones that have been left inac­tive, and will take action against those they believe are holding onto land in order to sell it on when prices increase, a minister has said. Col Tin Aung Tun, the Yangon Minister for Re­gional Security, said […]

Yangon Govt to Offer Low-Cost Housing to ‘Real’ Squatters

The Yangon Region government is in the process of arranging low-cost housing for “real squatters” in the commercial capital, Yangon’s security and border affairs minister told the regional legislature yesterday. He was responding to a question from lawmaker U Kyaw Zeya (NLD; Dagon 2), who asked why MPs had yet to be provided with follow-up […]

Yangon Govt to Crack Down on Illegal Game Station Gambling

The Yangon Region government plans to crack down on illegal coin gaming stations in order to reduce gambling, parliamentarians decided yesterday. Regional Security and Border Affairs Minister Colonel Tin Aung Tun told the regional hluttaw that the government will inspect the coin game stations and take action if they are found to be used for […]