New museum in Yangon set to entrance fans of amber

Members of the public now have a new museum to enjoy in downtown Yangon. The recently opened Myanmar Amber Museum plays host to and showcases various specimens of amber found in Myanmar. The museum’s rather distinctive logo is based upon the flower Tropidogyne Pentaptera, a prehistoric angiosperm. The flowers were just beginning to evolve 99 […]

Construction material prices flat as rains approach

Prices for most construction materials have bucked the normal seasonal trend by remaining flat, several wholesalers said last week. The one commodity that is rising in price is bricks, said U Than Tun, the owner of U Than Tun and Brothers brick wholesale shop in South Dagon township. “Brick prices will continue rising because the […]