The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 21 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

First luxury floating hotel sails into Yangon

A five-star floating hotel at Yangon’s Botahtaung Jetty is set to open by early August, according to hotel officials.

 

 

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Kempinski revealed as manager of controversial Strand Road hotel

Swiss hotel chain Kempinski AG will oversee a controversial hotel development in downtown Yangon, its local partner has told The Myanmar Times.

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Take a trip stateside with this compound

There are housing compounds that look like Yangon property, and there are housing compounds that look international. This week’s house in Bahan township has the feel of a North American home.

 

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YCDC asks for help on illegal developers

Yangon officials are asking for public cooperation in their crackdown on contractors without licences or building permits.

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Residents ask for government help

Locals in Thingangyun township urge government to take action on illegal contractors who are building apartments without proper permits

 

 

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Kyaukpyu SEZ looks for interest from construction firms

Expressions of interest (EOI) for firms aiming to bid on constructing a special economic zone in Rakhine State are slated to be issued later this month, according to officials involved in the project.

 

 

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Finding Yangon’s white house

The exterior of this white house is certainly nothing to sneeze at, but it’s the interior that took House of the Week’s breath away.

 

 

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Problems pile on at old site of Ye Kyaw market

Development of Ye Kyaw Place in Yangon’s Pazundaung township has run into delays stemming from a repeatedly broken pile driver, local noise complaints and problems keeping workers, said a company official.

 

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