The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 03 September 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Yangon Trade Centre tender to be re-opened

A tender will be called early next year to renovate the Yangon Trade Centre, which has been closed since a 2005 bomb attack, according to Ministry of Commerce officials.

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Lake Suites launches second tower

Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) will begin leasing units in the second 32-storey tower of its Lake Suites development this month, the developer said.

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Hpa-an developer aims to build 2 million apartments nationwide

The Infrastructure of Myanmar Company plans to build 2 million affordable apartments across Myanmar and has secured its first contract – with the Kayin State government.

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KOICA signs for Dala and Bago master plans

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has signed with the Ministry of Construction for several ambitious projects – including master plans for the north and south of Yangon and designing a national road network.

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New Bago airport delayed again, to 2022

The target opening date for Yangon’s new international airport has been pushed back by another two years to 2022.

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Hmawbi residents in the dark over new city

Hmawbi township feels a long way from Yangon. Located just beyond the city’s northern limits, it is well known for supplying vegetables and fruit to the markets in Myanmar’s commercial capital.

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Safety, quality still concerns in high-rise construction

Yangon is getting taller, but the work is not always being done well.

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Building code changes still pending

A number of amendments to Myanmar’s National Building Code are still pending approval, as the existing rules are deemed unsuitable for high-rise developments.

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