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Myanmar Authorities Level Homes of Yangon ‘Squatters’ to Make Way For Residential Housing

About 200 Myanmar police officers and 1,000 hired hands on Monday dismantled 4,000 squatters’ homes and arrested five residents in a township in the commercial capital Yangon under orders from the regional government to clear the area for a high-rise residential project, local officials said. Authorities forcefully tore down the shanty town in Hlegu township […]

Yangon Authorities Ready Sale of 200 Discounted Buses for School Services

The Yangon government will sell 200 buses to those wanting to run school bus services. The purchasers can buy the buses with the help of bank loans if required, Nilar Kyaw, the minister for electric power, industries and transport of the Yangon Region Government, told a meeting on the plan. Daw Kyi Pyar, a regional […]