Massive, hugely expensive landfill would be required to make development of Yangon River’s west bank feasible, they say, but chief minister is undeterred.
Lawmakers say govt plan to set up industrial zones in 11 different Yangon townships at the same time will be unsuccessful on the ground.
Myanmar Port Authority is still negotiating the design of the project with the Construction Ministry.
Rethinking the financial basis of the project could keep the strategically vital deep-sea port from falling into China’s debt trap.
Lawmakers point out examples of waste and argue that projects should directly benefit the people.
Doh Eain organization gets local communities in downtown Yangon involved in turning alleyways into green spaces
The projects include plans for manufacturing, logistics, agriculture, housing and more in Yangon and Pyin Oo Lwin.
Residents and lawmakers from Mayangone Township say destroying three lakes for development projects would leave the area prone to flooding.
The development projects will still be up for discussion after the Yangon govt resubmits its proposal.
U Kyauk Taung denies allegations of land-grabbing, says appropriation of customary land from farmers is in line with local tradition
Chief minister says scheme aims to address unequal development; YCDC vows farmers will be paid for land at market rates
Orders ministry to study probe by money-laundering agency; German partners seek to reclaim stake from local ex-partner, who denies link with senior NLD figure
Lawmakers say they have little to no idea regarding the details of proposed development plans.
A Korea-based company has inquired about building a 100-meter viewing tower near the Bagan Archaeological Zone.
Regional chief minister says there are investment opportunities in industrial zones, city expansion, housing projects and more.