New mega-complex project approved near Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda

A Japan-led consortium has officially obtained permission to build a large-scale mixed-development project at the intersection of Shwedagon Pagoda Road and U Wisara Road in Yangon. Development of the US$332.5 million project will begin this year on the former site of the military museum across 16,000 sq m of land. It will comprise a high-grade […]

Authorized Apple Sellers Must Compete With Black Market Counterparts

New stores selling Apple computer products are hoping to tap into Rangoon’s nascent consumer class, but these authorized distributers say they face competition from so-called black market competitors offering lower prices. An authorized reseller of Apple’s laptop and desktop computers, mDrive—part of conglomerate Make It Happen International—is set to launch on Sept. 28 at downtown’s […]