Dala landowners hold out for bridge compensation

The government has already signed an agreement to pay 60 owners K130 million each in compensation for their land, residents said. U Tin Hlaing, chair of the Dala Township Development Committee, said yesterday, “We calculate compensation at a rate of K130 million for a 60-by-40-foot plot. Sixty residents have agreed to move, and eight have […]

Yangon-Dala bridge on track after compensation deal

A deal on compensation for local residents seems to have unlocked the way to the long-awaited bridge over the Yangon River linking downtown Yangon with Dala township. U Kyaw Myint Oo, chair of the Dala Township Development Committee, told The Myanmar Times over the weekend that a compromise had been reached with residents affected by […]