Ministry planning more bridges around Yangon

More bridges are to be added around Yangon Region with support from international organisations, according to officials from the Ministry of Construction. Infrastructure development often requires support from international organisations, which have helped fund three bridge projects in the Yangon area, said U Kyaw Kaung Cho, an engineer with the ministry. The Thaketa bridge is […]

Land and electricity issues push away Samsung’s investment

Samsung, South Korea’s giant electronics company, may cancel its plan to establish a factory in Myanmar, due to lack of guarantees about land availability and electricity, said sources in the manufacturing sector. According to Dr Maung Maung Lay, vice-president of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI), […]