The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 01 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Apartment living in Yangon's trendiest enclave

Sushi, watermelon daiquiris and a fine cup of coffee are things the Yaw Min Gyi area is rapidly becoming known for.

 

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Accor opens first Novotel since Myanmar return

French international hotel firm Accor opened its first Novotel-branded hotel in Myanmar since announcing its return to the country in 2013, at the popular tourist destination of Inle Lake.


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Beat around the bush

Having  just watched Jurassic Park, House of the Week was a little hesitant when navigating the foliage out front of this week’s home. But after certifying the bushes to be free of velociraptors, we went inside to check out the impressive home.

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Low-cost project called a possible fraud scheme

A scheme to allow would-be homeowners to make small monthly payments to purchase apartment units was attacked by Yangon Region parliamentarians last week, who warned of the possibility of fraud.

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Oldest church celebrates heritage

The Armenian Church of St John the Baptist saw its biggest crowds in living memory – and it wasn’t even a Sunday.

 

 

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Prices plummet after new city plans halted

Market prices have collapsed west of Yangon after region officials shelved controversial plans for a massive city expansion in the area.

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Yangon new city plan suspended indefinitely

The Yangon Region government has ended weeks of controversy by indefinitely shelving a massive expansion plan on the city’s western fringe.

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Historic Rowe & Co building lives on with a new purpose

Yangon Heritage Trust is touting a building owned by AYA Bank as a fine example of historical repurposing, awarding it a blue plaque to mark its historical designation on September 25.

 

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