The Myanmar Times
Friday, 31 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Inle area land prices ride tourism boom

Land prices in the formerly sleepy Nyaung Shwe-Inle Lake region of Shan State are beginning to rival prices in urban Yangon and Mandalay.

 

 

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Low-income housing comes to needy

Mandalay City Development Committee will build 5000 low-cost housing units this year, targeted for those evicted by other projects, retired government staff and wounded veterans.

 

 

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Balconies galore in Hlaing tsp

If you like balconies, then this $7000 per month rental property could be just what you're looking for.

 

 

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City to expand past Mandalay hill

The area north of Mandalay Hill will transition from rice paddy to housing development over the next year, as Mandalay city will expand north of the city as a planned project goes ahead.

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Not just geckos but Gordon Gekkos

It's a dream to live near your office. No running back across town to pick up missing documents, minimal concern about sleeping in at home and missing an important meeting, or, more likely in House of the Week’s case, sleeping in at the office and missing the repeat of Rocky IV playing on satellite.

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Rent hikes send people to suburbs

Thadingyunt is a traditional time to find a new home, but it’s more difficult to afford reasonable downtown lodging

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JICA rejects link between master plan and ‘new city’ expansion

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has rejected suggestions by Yangon Mayor U Hla Myint that a controversial 30,000-acre expansion project was included in the Yangon 2040 master plan, which was jointly developed by JICA and municipal authorities.

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Property values raised for taxes

Yangon's Internal Revenue Department has changed the assessment values used to charge property taxes, though the process has been criticised for lacking transparency.

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