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Water bus to run in Ngamoeyeik creep: Yangon Chief

The region government is planning to run water bus in Ngamoeyeik creep for the convenience of water transport, said Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein during an interview with Myanma Ahlin newspaper. If the water transport is used, it can reduce the traffic jam in Yangon and transaction can be made through water transport, […]

FMI changes name, revises constitution

Yangon Stock Exchange-listed First Myanmar Investment (FMI) Company announced on Saturday that it will be adopting a new name and constitution in accordance with the Myanmar Companies Law. At the first special general meeting held in Yangon’s National Theatre, the firm said that a new constitution will replace current memorandum and articles of association, as […]

Yoma Land targets middle-income buyers with new property project in Yangon

Yoma Land this month introduced a new real estate project targeted at middle-income earners. The firm, an umbrella branch of Yoma Strategic and First Myanmar Investment Company, on December 21 launched City Loft, a new property project targeting young working professionals. The property will be developed in phases at a 22-acre site within Yoma’s Star […]

Yoma Land to launch City Loft in StarCity in January 2019

Yoma Land has revealed details of City Loft, a new real estate offering targeting the underserved middle-income market in Yangon. City Loft combines a competitive price point with mortgage repayment terms of up to 25-years, making homeownership accessible to many who would traditionally be priced out of the real estate market. The company says the […]

Joint Chambers Networking with British Chamber and EuroCham on 21st Feb 2017

Join the British Chamber and EuroCham for an evening of socialising at StarCity poolside, with free flow of wine and light canapes. Scania will provide return transportation from three hotels in the city (Melia Hotel, Chatrium and The Strand hotel). Outgoing buses will leave at 5.45pm for Melia and Chatrium Hotel and 6pm for the Strand returning between 8.30 and 9pm . […]

Taxi Services, Shuttle Bus Available at Star City

Taxi service operators and shuttle bus services are now present in Star City, Yoma’s large-scale residential development in Thanlyin township, offering passengers more options to travel to Yangon downtown and Thilawa Special Economic Zone. Daw Tin Winn Nge, general manager at Yoma Strategic, told The Myanmar Times that several operators are now offering taxi services in the vicinity. […]

YSH’s real estate head upbeat on their Yangon landmark project

Cyrus Pun, Executive Director of Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd, says the Yoma Central is considered one of the largest foreign direct investments in Myanmar’s real estate sector with an investment of more than US$700 million. In a recent interview with Mizzima, Mr Cyrus Pun said the landmark project is important for the real estate sector […]

Japanese companies flock to Myanmar

Japanese companies are trying to court Myanmar’s growing middle class. On Dec. 29, Honda Motor opened its 115th motorcycle dealership in the country, in Myitkyina, the capital of the state of Kachin. The Japanese company opened five dealerships in Myanmar in December alone — all in smaller cities. The total number was up 40% from […]

Joint Chambers Networking at Star City on 28 July 2016

The AmCham is organizing the networking event below that is opened to the public. Star City is a massive condominium development by Yoma Strategic Holding way out in Thanlyin area. For those who has not been there this is a great opportunity as transportation is provided by the organizer. To  see what are the business […]

Yoma revs up property development drive in Myanmar

YANGON — Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings is accelerating its real estate development drive in Myanmar to meet growing local demand for residential units, offices and commercial facilities. Yoma’s move comes as Myanmar has emerged from decades of international isolation and now enjoys high economic growth, making the Southeast Asian country an increasingly promising property market. Yoma […]