Yangon government takes first move to bring Reuters to court

The Yangon government has filed a complaint against international news agency Reuters before the Myanmar Press Council over a report about the alleged lack of transparency in the procurement of buses, a senior member of the council said Tuesday. The Yangon government’s move was the first step in hauling Reuters to court, according to legal […]

No green light yet for Yangon’s water bus operations

The water bus system was to service the routes along the Hlaing River, the Nga Moe Yeik Creek and the river near Thanlyin Township, according Ko Tun Nai Lin of the Tint Tint Myanmar company which won the tender to operate the system. “At present, we already constructed the jetties. But we are waiting for […]

Hlaing Thayar industrial land price falls as govt target land speculators

YANGON — In a move targeting speculators, the Yangon government will require idle landholders in the division’s industrial zones to present a detailed business plan for how they will use the real estate or see it seized. The divisional Industrial Zones Management Committee, under Yangon’s Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development, announced late last […]