Two senior military figures have lent their voices to the Save Shwedagon campaign, which is aimed at forcing five developments near the famous pagoda to alter their plans or stop altogether, according to officials from the campaign.
Driving northeast from East Dagon township along Number 2 Main Road, the city of Yangon fades away and is replaced by rice fields and idle land. The area is dotted with a few small villages, but given the distance between the area and downtown Yangon, it is thinly populated and underdeveloped.
OEPG office (photo below) nominated for: Best Office Development and Best Office Architectural Design
May Inya (photo left) nominated for:
Best Residential Architectural Design
Ocean Emerald Pearl Group (OEPG) prides itself in the high level of materials that went into its office and residential project.
Nominated for: Best Residential Architectural Design and Best Condominium Design
Gems Garden Condominium in Hlaing township comprises four 21-storey apartment blocks. Arranged in a U-shape to conform to the site, the project is designed with views and orientations of the main living spaces for its residents in mind.
While last night’s Myanmar-Thailand gold medal game was sure to be a heated contest, there was one guaranteed winner – the tea shops, restaurants and bars that are packed to the overflowing with high-profile sports matches.
A crooked real-estate agent who reportedly resold the same land to several different buyers could have made off with hundreds of millions of kyat, say those who were cheated in the scam. The victims of the fraudulent transactions have been meeting to try to resolve the issue.