The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 19 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Living near a place for exercise

Fitness is too easy to overlook in a modern Yangon lifestyle. There are not always as many facilities as one would like for daily exercise, and health can suffer as a result.

 

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Second phase launched for Golden City project

Golden City launched the second phase of sales for their ambitious project in Yankin township on January 31.

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Polo Club to compete as tallest building

Local conglomerate HSL Group has announced a large-scale project planned for East Race Course Road in Tarmwe township that could vie for the crown of Myanmar’s tallest building.

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Urbanisation rates increasing but behind regional countries

Myanmars' cities may be growing, but they have a relatively long way to go to catch up with urbanisation rates in some nearby countries, according to the World Bank.

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Donation made for Yangon’s future

Cities Development Initiative for Asia will contribute a grant of up to US$350,000 to support what it calls a “heritage-led regeneration initiative” in a pilot area in downtown Yangon.

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Wonderful penthouse with Shwedagon view

Shwedagon is Yangon’s main landmark, the centre the city revolves around. Catching a glimpse of the distinct golden structure is a highlight to Yangon living, though this glimpse is often too fleeting.

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A turning point for Yangon’s heritage

Experts call for heritage law as rapid development of the city and poor state of many of its buildings puts many historical sites at risk.

 

 

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A house with a hint of Italy

A simple roof can make a mundane residence into a truly charming home so if you like Italian accents (like red tiles), this could be the home for you.

 

 

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