Bosses of Myanmar’s Controversial New Yangon City Project See Major Shakeup

YANGON—The sole developer for the controversial New Yangon City project has seen some leadership changes, as two out of five directors have been replaced. New Yangon City Development Company (NYDC) announced on Wednesday that Yangon Deputy Mayor U Soe Lwin has assumed the role of chairman, replacing Daw Nilar Kyaw. Yangon City Development Committee secretary […]

NLD’s U Soe Lwin Elected Deputy Mayor of Yangon

YANGON — U Soe Lwin, who won a seat on the executive board of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) as a candidate for the National League for Democracy in last month’s municipal election, was voted deputy mayor of Myanmar’s largest city and commercial capital on Monday. “[Yangon residents] will see change. We contested the […]