The tender for the redevelopment of Pazundaung railway station in Yangon will close this coming July, according to general manager U Htun Aung Thin from Myanma Railways, of the Ministry of Rail Transportation.
US President Barack Obama has renewed his authority to maintain sanctions on Myanmar for another year, as international alarm increases over the Rohingya-Bengali migrant crisis, according to US media.
Ngapali beach “is more beautiful than Phuket”, says a Thai delegation making its first visit to the Rakhine State resort that industry observers say is the latest sign of growing foreign investment interest.
Private insurance entered the market three years ago and has slowly been generating more business, according to deputy finance minister Dr Maung Maung Thein.
Veterans of other Southeast Asian cities quickly notice the differences when visiting Yangon. The treed streets and heritage buildings mark the city as unique, and Shwedagon Pagoda, the city’s landmark, is a ready symbol of Yangon.