The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 21 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Delays for Yangon loop air-con train plan

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.

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Flyover begins to take shape

Much to the relief of Yangon’s beleaguered commuters, the Shwegondaing overpass is beginning to take shape.


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YCDC scales back People’s Park project after scrutiny

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.


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Arrival station opens at Yangon bus terminal

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

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Yangon to get reprieve from monsoon in early October

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.


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Yangon hospital patients to move to new building

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.


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Yuzana, Ruby Dragon in spotlight over land deal

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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YCDC replacing open dump sites with plastic bins

Yangon’s municipal authority plans to close all of the city’s open dump sites to reduce environmental and air pollution.

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Customers demand clearer picture on Samsung repair fees

Angry customers are complaining about high repair costs at the newly opened Samsung service centre.



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Yangon health department cracks down on illegal clinics

Yangon Region’s Department of Health has uncovered scores of unlicensed medical clinics across the city, an official says.

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