IGT raises $122m for telecoms tower building

Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT) has borrowed US$122 million from a group of European development finance institutions to fund part of its rollout. The syndicated loan forms part of a $230 million IGT investment plan, although the firm’s total infrastructure investment is likely to be even higher, said a spokesperson at one of the lenders. Dutch […]

Never again: flood-proofing Myanmar

On the banks of the bursting Ayeyarwady River, U Han Soe sits on a bench in the village school – the sturdiest building for miles around. On the banks of the bursting Ayeyarwady River, U Han Soe sits on a bench in the village school – the sturdiest building for miles around.On the banks of […]