The Myanmar Times
Friday, 24 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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YCDC’s $10m toilet and toll-gate tender

Yangon  City Development Committee has finished its annual tenders for private companies to run 37 businesses under its Departments of Revenue and Markets, such as toll gates and public toilets.

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Changes to five projects mulled by YCDC

Myanmar Investment Commission and Myanmar Engineering Society have weighed in on possible changes for 5 large construction projects that have been paused in Dagon township, and it is now up to Yangon City Development Committee to produce a master plan on the situation.

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Yangon authorities join calls to end idle industrial land

Yangon authorities have added their voices to calls for an end to the practice of buying industrial zone land and then holding it fallow in the hopes of flipping it for profit.

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A tale of two New Cities as satellite towns grow on outskirts

Satellite towns are popping up in Yangon’s outskirts, as the city’s population grows and residents look for space to expand.


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YCDC in large spend to repair downtown drainage

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) spent about K4.9 billion (US$4.7 million) to repair downtown drainage systems particularly in Botahtaung township, a state-run newspaper said on March 16.

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