Myanmar Mulls Water Transport for Domestic Freight

Plans are being considered to use water transport across the country after the experiences of Yangon Region and other port towns show that moving goods by water is cost-effective, said Yangon Region chief minister Phyo Min Thein. “Our country is blessed with rivers. But we are weak in using those river routes,” he said. Commodities […]

Runaway Rubbish Threatens to Overwhelm Yangon

Yangon generates about 2800 tonnes of rubbish daily and this waste now poses a very real threat during the monsoon season as it chokes drainage, which is a major cause of flooding in the city. A myriad of woes – from waste management, shortage of recycling facilities, urban population growth and a lack of awareness […]

15 companies short-listed for Yangon Central Railway Station development tender announced

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Myanma Railways has shortlisted 15 firms and joint ventures, including a number of well-known local companies, that responded to an EOI to redevelop Yangon Central Railway Station and the surrounding area in downtown Yangon. This is the railway ministry’s second attempt to tender the project, after an initial […]