Fiscal Year 2017-18: a New Dawn for Economic Policies

​​ The new fiscal year will start on April 1, which also marks the start of new laws and economic policies for Myanmar. The new Myanmar Investment Law, which was recently passed, will come into effect on April 1 and its implementation and enactment will spell changes for the country’s businesses and investors. A developing […]

Enforcement of Speed Gauges for Highway Buses Stepped Up

Buses and trucks along the notorious “Death Highway” had better make sure they are hooked up to a Telematics system, which measures their speeds, according to police. “We have a plan to ban vehicles that refuse to install the Telematics system from using the highway,” Police Colonel Soe Myint Oo from the Highway Police Force […]

Condominium by-Laws Delayed With Govt Targeting Completion by Year’s End

A shortage of technical expertise has delayed the issuance of by-laws that would allow sales under the Condominium Law passed last January, industry sources say. Expectations that the law, which was finally passed after considerable debate and delay, would usher in a spate of foreign purchases of Myanmar real estate have so far proved unfounded. U […]

New Housing Project At Hlegu in The Pipeline

A new urban area comprising residential apartments and shopping centres will be implemented at Hlegu Township in the outskirts of Yangon to provide grassroots level people with affordable housing, according to the Ministry of Construction. Maharmate Kyal Group, a local developer, in partnership with the Ministry of Construction, is expected to implement the housing project […]

Tender for Multi-Storey Commercial Building Project in Lanmadaw Township. Closing Date 27 Oct 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Department of the Republic of Myanmar Ministry of Construction Department of Urban and Housing Tender Invitation   Announcing the proposal of the tender invitations with making the building blueprint and construction system for renovation and housing project […]

Yangon government eyes southern seaport

The Yangon Region government is looking into the possibility of building a seaport in the south of the city as part of a plan drawn up with the help of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). U Toe Aung, deputy head of Yangon City Development Committee’s City Planning and Land Administration Department, said the plan […]

Solving the Yangon housing shortage

Amid estimates that Yangon’s population of 7 million-plus will move into double-digits in the next 10 to 20 years, what is being done to solve the commercial capital’s housing crisis? The problem is exacerbated by the slow pace of economic and social development, which keeps incomes down. Yangon, home to 7.3 million people, according to […]

Tender for Construction of 2 Low Cost House Projects at Hlaing Thayar Township . Closing Date 30th Sep 2016.

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Ministry of Construction Department of Urban & Housing Tender Invitation Yangon Region,Hlaing Tha-Yar Township,Thanlyn-Kyauktan Township,the Ministry of Construction,Urban and Housing Department is planning to develop low-cost and affordable housing complex and apartments at the following places: Hlaing […]

Residents encamped along highway vow to return if evicted

Defiant residents have laid down a challenge to the Yangon Region government: If you evict us, we will return. The squatters insist they will not be driven from their homes because they have nowhere else to go. Their stance is a serious challenge to the regional government’s insistence that it will not resort to the tactics […]