Myanmar opts for domestic power generation

Plans are underway to generate electricity from local power plants even though China, Thailand, Laos and India have offered to sell their electricity to Myanmar, a senior official of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) said. Details on arrangements to buy electricity from other countries have yet to be made available, and is not […]

Plans for massive ‘high-end’ luxury development in Yangon unveiled

Multi-national developer Marga Landmark and its Myanmar-based partner Thu Kha Yadanar unveiled plans for a 22-acre (8.9 hectares) multi-use complex located at U Htaung Bo Circle between Shwedagon Pagoda and the Yangon Zoo at a media briefing on June 23. The majority shareholder Marga Landmark owns 70 percent of shares and is set to invest […]

Yangon Plans Another Flyover to Relieve Traffic Congestion

The government has announced plans to construct a new flyover in Yangon’s Insein Township that will allow cars to pass over the railway track and relieve busy traffic in the area, state-run media reported. The project will construct a new two-lane flyover that will cost about US$6 million, Myo Zaw Too, engineer at Myanmar Railways […]

British School to Open in Yangon, Offer UK Curriculum to Meet Education Demands

YANGON — In a further sign of Myanmar’s rapid opening-up, the British School Foundation, a prestigious international education organization, announced plans to open a British International School in Yangon on Thursday to meet growing demand for world-class education in the country. At the opening ceremony at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Yangon, deputy headmaster Adam […]