Yangon traffic police have distributed 100 motorcycle helmets free of charge in an effort to keep the region’s riders safe.
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A group of Botahtaung township residents have accused two government departments of impropriety over a controversial property development on land confiscated from them two decades ago.
Motorists are being strongly urged to keep their cars in the garage on September 22, which has been designated as a “no drive day” for private vehicles.
Yangon rail commuters’ wait for air-conditioned carriages is set to continue, after officials announced that a plan to introduce them on the city’s circle line has been delayed because some stations need to be upgraded.
Much to the relief of Yangon’s beleaguered commuters, the Shwegondaing overpass is beginning to take shape.
Yangon City Development Committee has ordered the developer of a controversial handicrafts centre in People’s Park to demolish the third floor of the uncompleted building.
The first phase of a plan to upgrade Yangon’s main highway bus terminal – a new arrival station for passengers – will open on September 1, YCDC officials say
The monsoon is expected to start receding from Myanmar from about September 20, with the rain in Yangon to let up around the first week of October, weather forecasters say.
Patients at Yangon General Hospital’s old wing will soon transfer to a new building on Pyay Road to allow renovations to take place, a senior doctor from the hospital said last week.
Demonstrators have called on President U Thein Sein to take legal action over a land dispute – against a department in his own government.
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