The card system, to be installed in 4,000 buses, will alleviate issues with passengers not having the right change and bus operators losing revenue through damaged notes.
China Railway Eryuan Engineering pitches 38km rail project, which the company would fund, to Yangon regional lawmakers
Lawmakers voted against a proposal to accept the loan because of the lack of details on how the money would be spent and the growing burden of debt Myanmar is already under.
The loan is to be used to purchase 28 carriages from the lender, the Chinese government, as part of a series of major updates being made to the Yangon-Mandalay railway line.
The family of Ko Aung Aung believes the taxi driver was beaten by Yangon police while in custody and died from his injuries.
Dozens of striking workers from a Chinese-owned garment factory marched to a government compound in Yangon, securing a late-night meeting with the city’s chief minister.
U Aung Kyaw Khaing said Weekly Eleven was wrong in reporting that the local planning and finance minister had shares in a company majority-owned by the Yangon government.
Many tie the commercial capital’s increasing lawlessness to high unemployment, cheap drugs and under-resourced police
The Myanmar military shut down the Myayeik Nyo high-rise project in Yangon after the developer breached the memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides.
The Yangon Region government will take legal action against those who squat or do business on main roads in Yangon.
The fire broke out in a vacant room in the hospital’s cancer department with no immediate reports of deaths or injuries.
The Irrawaddy remembers Nay Min—not among 1988’s canonized pro-democracy crusaders, but pivotal in informing the world about the events of that year.
The Irrawaddy’s graphics illustrate the findings of DICA’s latest business survey
Ong Kean Swan, who gave the city 20 million kyats, is accused of fraud in Singapore and Taiwan; his gambling investment scheme is blacklisted in many countries
The proposal to extend Myanmar’s commercial capital to the west is on a scale without precedent anywhere in the world