Yangon’s future prompts expert call to action

There is no question development is arriving in Myanmar’s largest metropolis. The swift pace of change has already begun reshaping Yangon, and the city is teeming with more people and buildings than ever before. Urban areas are bursting at the seams from this influx, which shows few signs of slowing down. Questions swirl as to […]

ADB urges central gov’t to confirm loans for Green City project

MANDALAY—As implementation of the Green City project is expected soon and the project will take eight years to complete, the central government needs to confirm the loans provided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the project, according to advisers from the bank. Eric Fonda from the ADB said the bank wants to know which […]

On World Toilet Day, Calls for Better Sanitation in Myanmar

YANGON —The state of toilets and sewerage in Myanmar should be improved both to attract foreign visitors and to improve sanitation, observers said. Tuesday is designated by the United Nations as World Toilet Day. The day’s slogan this year is “We Can’t Wait,” and the official website says the purpose of the day is “urging […]