Inland Port Project to be Implemented in Hlaing Tharyar Township

Yangon Regional Government is planning to implement an inland port in Hlaingtharyar Township to streamline transportation of goods using waterways. The project is being planned near the Nge Pin Le industrial zone and A Le village in Hlaingtharyar Township, but the regional government has not mentioned a proposed completion date. The project is called the […]

Yangon factories told to treat water or else

The government warned factories to treat their wastewater properly before disposing it into rivers or face penalties, including closure of their facilities. In Yangon Region’s 24 industrial zones alone, there are 3474 factories but only 188 have proper wastewater treatment facility, said U Saw Win Maung, deputy head of Pollution Control and Cleaning Department (PCCD) […]

Confidence missing in Yangon New City

However, land speculators have been slow to express a renewed interest in the controversial project, as they fear it may be suspended again, according to real estate agents. The project will be located on an 11,716 acre site, bordered by the Pun Hlaing River, the Twante-Yangon Canal, the Hlaing River and the Hlaing Tharyar-Twante Road […]