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Sule Square Developers Face $1.6 Million in Fines

Sule Square Developers Face $1.6 Million in Fines

Sule Square, in downtown Rangoon. (Photo: J Paing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — In what is believed to be one of the first large punishments handed down to Rangoon's developers, the city's municipal body has said that Sule Square project ... Irrawaddy, 3 days ago

How to solve Yangon's housing shortage

Amid estimates that Yangon's population of 7 million-plus will move into double-digits in the next 10 to 20 years, what is being done to solve the commercial capital's housing crisis? Workers cut rebar on the Mahabandoola low-cost housing ...
 Myanmar Times3 days ago

Former Information Minister Surprised by USDP Membership Appointment

Former Minister of Information U Ye Htut speaks to reporters in 2014. RANGOON — Former Minister of Information U Ye Htut has been appointed as an auxiliary member of the once-ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) without his ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago How the US Took Over Myanmar's Ministry of Information  Before It's News1 month ago

Deadly clashes in Myanmar threaten rebel peace bid

YANGON (AFP)- At least eight people have been killed and thousands displaced by clashes in southeast Myanmar, rebels and border forces said Monday, violence that threatens to undercut the new government's push for peace. Fighting broke out this ...
 France241 week ago

Drugs seized at civil servant housing

Police seized hundreds of illegal stimulant tablets from a taxi outside of civil servant housing in Nay Pyi Taw on September 16. Acting on a tip-off, police were waiting when a white Toyota Mark II sedan pulled up to the civil servant quarters on ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago

Govt sidesteps controversial Thanlwin in hydropower push

MYANMAR TIMES By Htoo Thant | Thursday, 15 September 2016 Plans for three hydropower dams in Shan State are going forward amid calls for a halt to some of the most controversial on the Thanlwin River, though none of the three projects is sited ...
 Burma Rivers Network1 week ago Govt sidesteps Thanlwin controversy with Shan hydropower push  Myanmar Times1 week ago

Govt reforms will see foreign investment flow into Myanmar: Finance Minister

With government reforms gaining traction, Myanmar is increasingly becoming an attractive place to do business, the country's finance minister has told an international investment forum. Union Planning and Finance minister, U Kyaw Win addresses ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago

YCDC tells construction firms to change designs if they want permits approved

Nearly one third of Yangon's high-rise building projects given in-principle construction permission under the previous government have been told to go back to the drawing board and make design changes despite already breaking ground on their ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago

Government to tighten licensing restrictions on artisanal oil drilling

In a bid to formalise the murky industry of artisanal oil drilling, the government has initiated a review of small-scale operators and will introduce a system of licensing that it says will clean up the poorly regulated sector. A child sqeezes ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

Nationalists commemorate U Ottama

Rakhine nationalists in Yangon and Sittwe last week commemorated the 77th anniversary since the death of U Ottama, a former monk repeatedly jailed under British colonial rule. Ethnic Rakhine in Yangon observe the 77th anniversary of U Ottama's death ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago
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