Price, quality of domestic petrol and diesel under scrutiny in Yangon

Private petrol stations in Yangon are selling around 270,000 gallons of petrol and 150,000 gallons of diesel at spot prices on a daily basis, U Han Htoon, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry and Energy said in the Yangon Parliament this week. Concerns over higher petrol and diesel prices are rising as global oil prices have […]

Squatters may be a problem during Yangon Railway Station upgrade

Problems in relocating thousands of squatters occupying the Yangon Railway Station’s existing premises are expected to arise as upgrades and construction take place in the area over the next eight years. The mixed development project will involve the construction of 27 new buildings including office towers, condominiums, hotels, serviced apartments, a public park and museum. […]