Quezon City seals sister-cities pact with Myanmar’s Yangon City

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 3 (PIA)–Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the mayor of Yangon City in Myanmar binding the two Southeast Asian cities into a “sisterhood agreement”. Mayor Maung Maung Soe signed in behalf of the Yangon City Development Committee, the administrative body of the former capital and […]

Two river pump projects to supply clean water to Yangon

To satisfy increasing demand for water in Yangon, the Yangon City Development Committee is planning to implement water-pumping projects in the Kukkowa River and Toe River this fiscal year. The two projects will have the capacity to distribute 100 million gallons of water daily. The Kukkowa project will supply 60 million gallons daily to Hlaingthaya, […]

Rangoon Takes On Illegal Developers

RANGOON — The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has brought charges against the developers and landlords of more than 2,000 low-rise buildings who violated the city’s rules and regulations, said Mayor Maung Maung Soe on Tuesday at Rangoon divisional parliament. National League for Democracy (NLD) regional lawmaker Kyaw Kyaw Htun of Hlaing Township said in […]