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

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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Govt may roll the dice on legal casino approvals

Casino licences may be issued to local hotels following the completion of a gambling law, though some question whether the country ought to have legalised gambling.

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Residents worry after cave-in

The partial collapse of a building in Yangon has highlighted the importance of quality construction, particularly given the dozens of large-scale projects planned for the city.

 

 

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Overlooked Dawbon drawing developers for location and price

Dawbon township has a reputation as a place to drive through, not a place to live in. Sandwiched between Thaketa township and the Pazundaung creek, and previously host to poor infrastructure links and constant flooding, at first glance it did not seem to have a lot going for it.

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