A fire swept through the Pwint Oo furniture factory in Yangon’s East Dagon Industrial Zone on November 6 after sparks from faulty wiring in one of three buildings set a mattress alight.
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Waste-generated electricity is expected to come online by next October, Yangon City Development Committee says.
Slavery persists in Myanmar’s factories, a workers’ rights organisation alleges. Labour Rights Clinic has just issued a report, called Modern Day Slaves, detailing conditions in Yangon’s factories.
Anticipating increasing visitor numbers, Yangon’s Sedona Hotel is building an US$80 million, 29-storey new wing.
Emergency services were quick to respond to a fire that broke out in a building on Yangon's 24th St on October 20.
Representatives from Myanmar Medical Association’s 88 branches will vote on a controversial plan to redevelop the association’s Yangon headquarters at a meeting in January, chairman Dr Kyaw Myint Naing said.
“1830”: That will soon be the number to call if you need an ambulance, the president of the Myanmar Medical Association says.
A planned handover of taxi registration responsibilities to Ma Hta Tha never took place – but drivers say they are still in the dark about the registration process.
Muslims in Yangon will publicly mark the festival of Eid al-Adha this week despite concerns over the impact of recent religious violence in Rakhine State, Islamic leaders say.
Myanmar's chefs are shooting for international culinary standards, with impressive results.
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