The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myaynigone overpass opens to traffic

Cars can now soar over gridlock via the new overpass in Myaynigone, Saunchaung township.

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Govt surveys Yangon bridge

A new bridge being planned for Yangon’s Kyeemyingdaing township could mean the difference between life and death for villagers on the other side. The Ministry of Construction has been working with a Japanese company in initial preparations for the 2700-metre (8000-foot) bridge, parliament heard on March 25.

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Yangon New City forgotten by most but residents still hopeful

The area of the once and possibly future Yangon New City project has been irrevocably changed following its announcement by Yangon mayor U Hla Myint last September 22.

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Offshore PSCs to finish before water festival

The signing of the remaining Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) for offshore blocks will be completed before the water festival begins, say officials.

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Customers clamouring for microcredit

When the people with the money arrive, all the women in the little room rise to greet them, like schoolgirls. The 100 or so village women are mostly middle-aged and elderly, with thanaka on their cheeks and flowers in their hair. The room is hot and cramped.

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Civil society frets land with investment law

Civil Society is concerned that land rights may be left behind as the two main existing investment laws are to be replaced by a new law.

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ADB predicts higher growth, inflation

Economic growth is expected to pick up in the fiscal year starting April 1, but inflation and a rising budget deficit may weigh on the economy, according to economic experts.

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Sales for Nay Pyi Taw’s Krisplaza start in Yangon

The  backers of Krisplaza in Nay Pyi Taw have launched sales of the project in Yangon, aiming to bring condo living to the country’s capital.

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