Expression of Interest to provide consultancy service for Township Level Technical Assistance. Closing Date 28th July 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation IDA Grant H814-MM Assignment Title: Township Level Technical Assistance   Ref No.   Township Clusters (TC) by Region/State   Number of townships per cluster , beginning in […]

Bidders cry foul on Yangon Region government tender

Two unsuccessful bidders for a Yangon Region government tender have claimed the government decided on the winner before the selection process, and the chair of one of the firms intends to petition the new government. Three companies applied for a tender called by Yangon Region government in early January to build a new industrial zone […]

Background check for Yangon low-cost housing lottery winners

            Lucky winners in a lottery for renting low-cost apartments in Yangon will have to undergo a background check before they are allowed to move in, officials said. More than 35,000 people applied for 1152 units in the Mahabandoola project, Yangon’s newest public housing development in South Dagon township. To […]

Ministry surveys Dagon Seikkan land for rental housing

The Ministry of Construction is surveying land in Yangon’s Dagon Seikkan township near Yuzana Garden City housing complex, with a view to building the city’s largest rental housing project to date, an official told The Myanmar Times. If the ministry deems the land suitable for development, it will call a tender for private contractors, said […]

Fresh opposition for relaunched ‘new city’

A controversial Yangon expansion plan is again being picked apart in parliament for a lack of transparency over who will build it. The government invited tenders in July for what was proposed as one of seven satellite cities in a temporarily suspended plan that was revamped and approved in June. More than 50 companies signalled […]

Right-hand-left-hand spat sets back draft Automobile Policy

A right royal hoo-ha has been raised by proposals that only left-hand drive cars should be imported in future. The draft Myanmar Automobile Policy, which transportation experts have been working on for the past two years, is expected to recommend the left-hand drive importation policy. The Myanmar Engineering Society (MES), which is drawing up the […]

Higher traffic fines expected later this year

Traffic authorities have started to respond to the many critics who have spoken out about the problems caused by the huge influx of new cars on the streets of Yangon and Mandalay. Since restrictions on the importation of cars were relaxed in 2011, the arrival of several million vehicles has caused congestion and a sharp […]