The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 30 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Ministry planning more bridges around Yangon

More bridges are to be added around Yangon Region with support from international organisations, according to officials from the Ministry of Construction.

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Building public relations a local challenge

What  Myanmar needs now, Ko Stephen Kyaw told himself one day, is a home-grown public relations firm. Today, at the age of 27, the co-founder and CEO of Blink Public Relations Agency has a chance to prove that he was right.

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Thaketa bridge keeps property buoyant

The property market in Thaketa township, to the east of downtown Yangon, has received a bump in interest from a planned bridge expansion to the area.

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YCDC promises 45-day wait for licences

Yangon  City Development Committee has pledged to lower the wait time for applying for contractor licences from months to weeks, partly as the number of applicants decreases.

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Visa opens up office to promote services

Visa  Payment Technology company has opened a Yangon office to extend their network with more services with their partner domestic banks, country manager Hiro Taylor told a press briefing yesterday.

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Upgrades needed if Nay Pyi Taw is to develop as a tourism destination

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has announced a number of moves designed to promote Nay Pyi Taw as a tourist destination, but industry insiders say there is a ways to go before the capital attracting many holidaymakers.

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Best Western opens second property in Yangon near Chinatown

Best  Western International yesterday opened its hotel near Chinatown, the second Yangon hotel for the Arizona-based brand.

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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Myanmar airspace on around-the-world journey

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the solar-powered plane bent on circling the earth on the sun’s energy, took off from Mandalay yesterday morning to take on its toughest flight leg yet – a long hop from Myanmar to Chongqing, China.

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