The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 04 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

GreenHub serviced residences to open

Singaporean real estate management group LHN Limited has signed a master lease with a local developer to open serviced residences in Yangon under its GreenHub brand.

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Infrastructure development comes with foreign support: U Zaw Oo

Foreign-backed projects will assist in rapidly develop the infrastructure sector in Myanmar, according to the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2015 by UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

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Shwedagon and Yangon cannot be divided, says forum speaker

Shwedagon  Pagoda is the historical and cultural centre of Yangon, and if its character should fade, the character of Yangon will also fade away, said Daw Hlaing Maw Oo, assistant director of the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development’s Urban and Regional Planning Division.

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Association aims to simplify real estate transactions with law

The Myanmar Real Estate Association has begun drafting a law to govern the real estate market, aiming to standardise rules governing transactions and provide mechanisms for dispute resolution.

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A wing for the oldest foreign-owned hotel

Vivan Chan, general manager at Summit Parkview Hotel in Yangon, unpins a badge from the front of her jacket.

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Accor prepares to follow Best Western’s lead by opening a Mandalay hotel

Best Western Premier Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar has become the first internationally operated hotel to open its doors in Mandalay for more than a decade.

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Nepal quake highlights Building Code

The Myanmar Engineering Society is urging developers to follow the National Building Code, after the Nepal earthquake raised concerns on the ability of local buildings to survive disasters.

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KFC’s first location will be on Bogyoke Aung San Road

KFC announced the location of its debut Myanmar outlet yesterday, as it gets closer to becoming the first major American fast-food chain to open in the country.

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