Yangon Mayor proposes YCDC “privatization” bill

Yangon’s Mayor Maung Maung Soe submits a bill that will facilitate the transformation of parts of the city’s management into business enterprises. He submitted the bill on February 2nd’s session of Yangon Region Parliament, where he claimed that the bill will allow seven authorities (groups) and the privtization of departments across three major sectors within […]

Manila Water, partner propose to undertake major Yangon project

Manila Water Company Inc. and partner Mitsubishi Corp. are eyeing a large-scale project that would help reduce non-revenue water in Yangon, Myanmar. Non-revenue water refers to water produced and lost due to leaking pipes and illegal connections or because of inaccurate metering. In a statement, Manila Water said it was expecting to submit jointly with […]

JICA proposes elevated Yangon roads

According to the Yangon City Development Council (YCDC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has proposed the building of elevated roads on Wai Zayandar Road to alleviate Yangon’s traffic jams. Toe Aung, deputy chairman of the Department of City Planning and Land Administration, said that elevated roads were the costly mid-term and long-term solution to traffic […]