According to a recent survey, residents would be willing to pay more for better services from the Yangon City Development Committee.
1,700-km-long project will connect China’s Yunnan Province to Mandalay, Yangon and Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone.
In its decline, Lavasa serves as a cautionary tale for India's $7.5 billion plan to turn 100 urban centers into Smart Cities by 2020.
Community and conservation groups in Myanmar have branded a planned highway linking a port project to Thailand an "ecological and social disaster.”
Malaysian PM declares that foreigners will not be granted visas to live in the giant Forest City real estate project, a major threat to the marketing strategy for the development.
State Counselor tells international audience in Singapore her government has made progress on Rakhine and the peace process, says Myanmar has ‘bright economic future’
Sean Turnell says global problems, Rakhine crisis hindering reform, but points to progress on GDP, inflation, banking sector
Since the NLD took power, public-private partnerships have become all the rage. But for sustainable and inclusive growth, the government will need a more strategic approach.
Protected status of land was removed by outgoing military regime to allow hotel project
Myanmar’s Internal Revenue Department has invited banks and mobile money operators to submit an expression of interest to implement an online tax payment system.
Details of the project, including estimated costs, are yet to be announced.
Lawmakers and civil society organizations call for a halt to a hydropower project on the Namtu River, stating it will destroy farms and livelihoods.
Beijing’s aggressive approach could see it grab most of the benefit of reforms.
Some lawmakers claimed that similarly funded electricity projects in the past started to malfunction within a year and called for more transparency in the tender process.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi backs rail and waterway development, eco- and adventure tours, and promotion of quality hostels run by small operators.