Traffic, garbage and drainage the top concerns in Yangon, say election hopefuls

YANGON — Traffic management, garbage collection, drainage and land tenure were named as the main concerns of Yangon residents at a panel discussion to promote the municipal election on March 31. Hundreds of people attended the event organised by the Yangon School of Political Science and the New Myanmar Foundation in downtown Maha Bandoola Park […]

Tender on waste-to-energy project to be announced in June/July 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Yangon City Development Committee will invite tenders for the new waste-to-energy project in June and July, said a spokesperson of the YCDC’s Pollution Control and Cleansing Department. The new scheme targets to produce electricity from garbage in the two biggest waste dumping sites in Hlinethaya and Dagon […]

Suu Kyi joins campaign to clean up Yangon

Chairperson of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi led a drive to clean up litter and rubbish in Kawhmu town on 13 December in a move aimed at highlighting her party’s commitment to public service. Suu Kyi has told MPs from her opposition National League for Democracy party, which took nearly 80 […]