ChildFund Myanmar : EOI for Consultancy (Design and quality assurance for a two-storey school building in Yangon). Closing Date 4 Nov 2019

BACKGROUND ChildFund Myanmar is the representative office of ChildFund Australia – an independent and non‐ religious international development organization that works to reduce poverty for children in the developing world. CFMM is currently engaging in three program areas, child protection, education, and youth resilience, in collaboration with local partners in different regions and states.   […]

Secularization of urban migrants can lead to instability

This article shows that the continuous securitisation of poor urban migrants as undesirable elements of the city and as a threat to urban security, can lead to deeper forms of instability. Based on empirical research, the article explores the challenges and survival strategies of poor informal migrants in Hlaing Thayar, which is the township in […]

Motorcycle repair shops dodge Yangon ban

More disconcerting, though, is the traffic. Motorcycles are outlawed from Yangon’s urban townships, markedly changing the manner of traffic in the city from the rest of Myanmar, and most of Southeast Asia. Yet there are a few motorbikes to be seen. Many are used for law enforcement, while some are driven outside the rules. To […]