‘Trespassers’ pushed out of homes by affordable housing project

They have been dubbed the trespassers. The 200 or so families who moved to Ingalaing when it was only an underdeveloped, unutilised field on the fringes of Yangon have now found themselves in the middle of a turf war. As the city expands, developers are eating up the no-longer-so-far-flung plots in Hlaing Tharyar, and attempting […]

Shipping group urges improved waterways

The Mandalay Shipping Association has spoken out against high taxes, supposedly charged for the restoration and conservation of waterways, that they say haven’t brought any improvements so far. The chair of the association told The Myanmar Times that the only work done on local waterways has been for show, and has been a waste of money. “I want […]