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YCDC – What do residents really think?

Yangon residents and businesses pay a lot of taxes, and in return expect particular services or utilities to be provided for by the government. A reliable water supply, clean and well-maintained streets, or having access to public recreational facilities are a few of the expectations some taxpayers have. Exactly what Yangon’s five million residents think […]

Seeking promising start-ups

Local recycling company RecyGlo last week emerged as the winner of the Seedstars world competition in Yangon. The start-up beat nine other local entrepreneurs to represent Myanmar at the Asia Seedstars Summit, making it eligible for US$500,000 (K767 million) in equity investments if it wins the final competition in Switzerland next April. RecyGlo’s aim of […]

Are municipalities Myanmar’s champions of reform?

2017 was a difficult year for Myanmar. The rocky peace process and crisis in Rakhine have complicated the government’s effort to put together a reform agenda following five decades of authoritarian rule. In such a challenging context, it is easy for bureaucratic inertia to set in and for people within government to become more risk […]

Yangon City Development Committee: Tender Invitation for Waste Management, Due Date: 30 April 2014

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Tender invitation for the transfer of the activities related to waste collection and transportation of the collected waste to final disposal site currently performed by Yangon City Development Committee to private company 1. Within 33 township of the area of Yangon City Development Committee, there are 4 districts […]

Myanmar, Sri Lanka Seek Deeper Ties

Myanmar and Sri Lanka are seeking cooperation in economic development between the two countries. The meeting on bilateral economic potential was held in Nay Pyi Taw last week, attended by Myanmar Minister of Commerce U Win Myint and Sri Lankan Deputy Minister for Industry and Commerce Lakshman Wasantha Perera. Win Myint called for bilateral cooperation […]

Private waste management coming to Mandalay

Mandalay City Development Committee will put out a tender later this month for rubbish collection in the city. A senior official from the committee’s Cleaning Department said companies will be invited in late February to submit proposals for taking on rubbish collection responsibilities. Mandalay current generates 750-800 tonnes a day of hard rubbish and the […]

More than 50 firms to join India show in Myanmar

YANGON—More than 50 companies from various sectors in India will participate in the second Enterprise India show to be held in Tatmadaw Hall, Yangon, from January 16-18, according to the Indian Embassy. The exhibition of Indian products and services, which will be organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Embassy of India, […]