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 […]