Private rubbish collection scheme scrapped

Yangon City Development Corporation has scrapped the plan to hand over garbage collection to private companies as about 80.2 per cent of Yangon residents oppose it. The YCDC invited bids from private garbage collectors and the regional parliament scrutinised seven applications, before selecting Zeya & Associates Co and Australia-based TYTC Waste Equipment. Following opposition from […]

Yangon residents key for first Taunggyi high rise condo

Condo fever may have spread all the way to remote Taunggyi, but residents of the Shan State capital seem resistant – most of the interest in the 16-storey high-rise is coming from Yangon residents, says the site’s developer. Nan Htike Shwe Sin Condo, claiming to be the first international-standard apartment block in Taunggyi, is being […]