Wednesday, September 28, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar’s only synagogue receives blue heritage plaque

Yangon Heritage Trust awarded a commemorative blue heritage plaque to the Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue in Yangon yesterday.

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Pyay Garden Residence opens after 15 years

Zaykabar Group opened a major residential project on Yangon’s Pyay Road yesterday that has been under development for more than 15 years.

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Developer targets low-cost housing in Sagaing Region

A Developer with ambitions to build low-cost housing across the country is hoping to sign its third deal, to build thousands of apartments in Sagaing Region through a joint venture with a local company.

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Property buyers sacrifice ownership papers to avoid tax

The five-fold increase in property sales tax for this fiscal year, imposed by the previous government, has resulted in a huge rise in tax-dodging, real estate professionals say, perhaps contributing to the market’s current stagnation.

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Yangon high-rise projects under scrutiny

Yangon Region parliament discussed two high-rise projects that will be watched closely by the local government yesterday, with MPs suggesting the developments may be up for review.

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Yangon needs smart urban planning: experts

Smart planning is urgently needed to accommodate millions of people expected to move to Yangon over the next 20 years and to rebalance existing population densities, urban development experts say.

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Wholesale vegetable market on track for 2018

Fruit , vegetable and flower sellers at Yangon’s Danyingone Market, Insein township, are awaiting the country’s first international-standard wholesale centre with a mixture of hope and fear.

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Ministry plans housing for under K10m

The construction ministry has drafted an urgent plan to build 8000 low-cost housing units in Yangon to be sold for less than K10 million each to the city’s low-income residents.

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