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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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.
Yangon’s municipal authority plans to close all of the city’s open dump sites to reduce environmental and air pollution.
Angry customers are complaining about high repair costs at the newly opened Samsung service centre.
Yangon Region’s Department of Health has uncovered scores of unlicensed medical clinics across the city, an official says.
The entrance fee at Shwedagon Pagoda for foreign visitors is set to rise from US$5 to $8 from October 1.
Yangon’s municipal authorities are considering two projects to turn rubbish into electricity and compressed natural gas, with a planned starting date of early 2014.
Poet and writer Min Lu, who penned more than 40 novels in a four-decade career, passed away on August 14 at the age of 60 after a long battle with cancer.
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