Mandalay’s challenging road to becoming a smart city

At the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore in April, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called for an ASEAN Smart Cities Network to assist smart and sustainable development in 26 cities in ASEAN. Earlier this month, a list of the 10 most promising cities among the 26 was highlighted by Cristina Lago, online editor of […]

Plan for Mandalay terminal worries bus owners

Bus operators have expressed reservations about the final design of the Chan Mya Shwe Pyi (Kywel Sel Kan) bus terminal in Mandalay, which is touted as one of the most modern in the country. The final design of the upgrade was submitted last month to the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) by M-Development Corporation Co […]

Mandalay to rethink wheel tax collection

The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) has announced it will rework the collection of tolls and the wheel tax on vehicles without opening a new tender for the last six months of the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Tolls are one of MCDC’s most lucrative sources of income. Revenue from toll gate collection exceeds K15 billion (US$10.95 […]

Mandalay’s Amarapura water works, Invitation for Bids, Submission Deadline: 23 July 2018.

Loan/Grant No. & Title: Financing Agreement CBU 1005, Amarapura Water Supply and Sanitation Project Contract No. WTSN_AMPA_WORKS_2018-01 and Title: – Amarapura Water Works Deadline for Submission of Bids 23/07/2018 at (3:00 PM) 1. The Mandalay City Development Committee has received financing from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). Part of this financing will be used […]

Invitation for Prequalification: Mandalay Water Treatment Plant & Associated Pipeline Work. Closing Date: 31 May 2018.

Invitation for Prequalification No: MYWS/10.0 /01 Contract No: MYWS/10.0 Contract Title: New Water Treatment Plant and Associated Pipeline Work 1. Mandalay City Development Committee,Mandalay Urban Services Improvement Project,intends to implement a New Water Treatment Plant and Associated Pipeline Work under financing from Agency of French Development. 2. Mandalay City Development Committee now invites applicants to […]

Mandalay to continue Thingyan market

The Thingyan market, which offers shopping and entertainment to visitors, was such a success in Mandalay last year that it will continue this year. A countryside Thingyan night market (Taw Thingyan nya zay) will also be opened, according to the Mandalay City Development Committee. The countryside Thingyan night market will be held on 66th between […]

M-development Corp signs Chanmyashwepyay project in Mandalay

M-development Corporation (Myanmar) Co has signed a Build, Operate and Transfer agreement with the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) to upgrade the Chanmyashwepyay (Kywesekan) Bus Terminal over a period of 50 years, at K3 billion per year. The terminal will be upgraded in accordance with international standards and built to function like an airport. Targeted […]

Mandalay city says firms cause delay of convention centre

Mayor Dr Ye Lwin has blamed the poor design and quality in the construction of the Mandalay Convention Centre (MCC), according to a post on his Facebook page last week. The mayor, who is also the minister for municipal affairs of the regional government visited the construction site located between 71st street and 72nd street […]

Mandalay authorities demolish squatter huts

Squatters’ huts have been cleared away as part of plans to upgrade Circular Strand Road in Mandalay. The village of squatter huts had stretched along the road, west of Ayeyar Tun ward in Chanmyathasi Township. “We have been removing squatter huts since July 27 with the aim of upgrading Circular Strand Road to a six-lane […]

Mandalay invites open tender for crematory, cleaning equipment

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The open tender would include a crematory, a garbage tank and plastic trash carriers, the MCDC said. It said the garbage tank must be without lid and has a length of between 6 and 10 inches, 6 feet width and height of between three and 9 inches. The […]