Yangon Govt to Clear Squatters from Main Roads

YANGON — The Yangon Region government will take legal action against those who squat or do business without permission on main roads in Yangon. In response to a question by Twante Township lawmaker U Ne Naing Oo at the regional Parliament on Tuesday about the government’s response to squatters on main roads, regional electricity, industry […]

Yangon’s downtown roadside shops increased tenfold under current government

The number of roadside shops increased tenfold in downtown Yangon during the tenure of the ruling government, according to an official from the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). The government tried to reduce the number of roadside shops, but the plan failed, and the number increased from 5,000 to 50,000 in five years in the […]