The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 20 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

One theatre left standing on Yangon’s Cinema Row

The mess of signboards and street vendors outside are not enough to hide the lordly appearance of Waziya cinema.

 

 

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Restaurants grow wheels to avoid paying rental costs

Restaurants are going mobile, driven onto the streets in response to high rental prices in the city.

 

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Staying afloat in Bahan township

House of the Week has a pool which is sure to be a prime attraction.

 

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Dala squatters will be moved out by March

A surge in land prices has prompted landowners to demand that squatters in 50 houses on property in Dala township leave by the end of February 2015. The houses are located in Yarza Thingyan, Kyansit Thar, Tapin Shwe Htee and Nyaung Kone wards.

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Dala in limbo after speculation rush

Township left with high prices and little development one year after an announcement of a bridge from Yangon set off a buying spree

 

 

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Party time in Mayangone

Now this week’s house doesn’t have a chandelier, or at least one suitable for swinging from, but it’s otherwise well designed to invite over your pals and your pals’ pals for a party.

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Second city speculation sees land prices double

Land prices have exploded west of Yangon following an announcement by the mayor of Yangon that it will be the site of a new city.

 

 

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Preserving heritage

Yangon can be both a modern city and a city of heritage if it makes the right decisions, according to historian U Thant Myint-U.

 

 

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