Construction of Yangon expressway to start in August: ministry

The Ministry of Construction (MOC) expects the first phase of construction of the Yangon Elevated Expressway (YEX) to commence by August, Deputy Director General U Kyi Zaw Myint said. The MOC released a final request for proposal for the development of phase 1 under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) to ten prequalified bidders on February […]

Japanese company launches first phase of cold-storage facility in Yangon

Japanese company Fukuda & Partners Co Ltd (F&P) has launched what it says is the first logistics facility with refrigerated and cold storage facilities in Yangon City. F&P specialises in project management of architectural design and construction for logistics and commercial facilities. F&P started work on the development of a logistics and office space project […]

Villages, Residents Stand in Way of Dawei Rubber Farm

Sixteen villages inhabited largely by indigenous ethnic Karen people in Dawei district, where a major special economic zone in southern Myanmar is planned, will be leveled to make way for a large-scale rubber plantation, according to local residents. The 50,000-acre plantation in southernmost Tenasserim Division will be operated by Myanmar Mahar Dahna Co. Ltd. in […]