YCDC investigates long building constructions delays in Yangon

YCDC is investigating long delays in the construction of buildings in Yangon Region and the reasons behind unreasonable delays, said Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe on Monday at the Yangon Parliament. The construction of many buildings in the region has been suspended for several years, according to MP U Yan Aung from Mingalar Taung […]

Uncertainty on the Waterfront

In recent years, downtown Yangon has become a cool place to hang out, its history written on the walls of its picturesque old buildings, its streets filled with hipster cafes and trendy boutiques. Photographers often turn this area into their sets, posing models on trishaws against the backdrop of the Yangon River at sunset. Some […]

Yangon Regional Government, Invitation for submission of Master Plan and Architectural Design for Lower Pazaudaung Road Area, Submission Date: 5 February 2018

Interested Parties are invited for the submission of proposals which are to be selected in a design competition format for the Overall Master Plan and Architectural Design for the development of the Mixed Used Development Project which will include Rental Housing, Residential and Commercial buildings under the management of the Yangon Regional Government located in […]

YCDC to fix pedestrian crossings at markets, schools

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is to repair pedestrian traffic signals and repaint pedestrian lanes in front of markets and schools, Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe said. He said some traffic signals, especially along the markets and schools are not function properly or damaged, worsening the traffic congestion, especially during rush hours, and […]

Yangon tram to run next year

A tram will start operating in downtown yangon next year after a two-decade hiatus. The authorities have run four successful tests on the tram since the plan to replace local trains with trams was approved last year December, according to Kyaw Soe Lwin, the manager of the Ministry of Rail Transportation. The Japan International Cooperation […]

Fishery sales keep slipping away

U YAQOUB says there is no question whether the fish business is in crisis. A 50-year-old resident of Kyimyindaing township, he employs two regular workers to meet local demand for the important protein source. He meets with brokers representing fish farms, negotiates the price and finalises orders. When the fish arrive, they are weighed and […]