The Myanmar Times
Friday, 28 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

YCDC to demolish illegal buildings

Parliament has approved a new law authorising the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) to demolish buildings constructed without a permit, said deputy director of the engineering department U Nay Win.

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MPA scraps waterfront high-rises on new ban

A three-storey limitation on new buildings meant to preserve a view of Shwedagon pagoda will block several high-rise projects along the river

 

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New Mingalar Mon Market set to open at end of May

A new six-storey marketplace worth K7 billion now under construction will be open for business in the already overcrowded retail hub Mingalar Taung Nyunt come June, says the market’s developer.

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Yankin compound rental ideal for family

Ideally located for Gamone Pwint shopping centre, this Parami Road, Yankin township house would suit a large family.

 

 

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Bogyoke shopkeepers await lawsuit

Shopkeepers at Yangon’s Bogyoke Market who were threatened with legal action the market’s manager over an ownership dispute say they have received no notice that they are to be sued for up to K600 million.

 

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Bogyoke Market conflict to go to court

After rejecting an eviction notice, the plight of shopkeepers at Yangon’s iconic jewellery market has hit the halls of Parliament – and now the chambers of court

 

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Yuzana Plaza shops going out of business

Retail shop owners at Yangon’s Yuzana Plaza said last week that they have filed a letter with parliament complaining that they would likely lose their business if the plaza enforces a substantial increase in rent slated for next month.

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New projects infringing on Old Bagan

Government officials have voiced concerns that development projects in and around the Old Bagan may soon begin to impact iconic plains of temples.


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