Interview with Myanmar’s transport and infrastructure chief

Picture a busy intersection in a Southeast Asian city, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by motorbikes revving and swerving through the traffic. Not in Yangon, though. Myanmar’s largest city banned motorbikes in 2003, making it fertile ground for building affordable and reliable public transport. For the first time in its modern history, the country is […]

Int’l tenders to be invited for rail upgrades

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Myanmar government plans to invite international tenders to bid for railway upgrade projects including the Yangon-Mandalay railway line, said a ministry official at the recent Myanmar Infrastructure Summit. “Foreign investments are required for our projects. In terms of international aid, JICA [Japan International Cooperation Agency] has contributed the […]