Can the Swiss Challenge model guarantee project transparency?
The elections will be held according to the new Yangon municipal law, which came into effect on June 28.
A Thai film festival, EDM festival, dance party, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The new law bars the Yangon City Development Committee from engaging in business.
The position was created to cope with the expanded duties the city municipality will face as the population grows.
An MMA fight, LGBT club night, city cleanup, concerts, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Serge Pun says framework agreement would see NYDC provide land to China Communications Construction Co. for infrastructure projects.
Halfway through the government’s term, a Yangon lawmaker speaks with The Irrawaddy about ongoing friction between the regional government and Parliament.
Bus driver drops charges after grandsons agree to reinstate driver’s license and drop reckless driving charges.
Massive, hugely expensive landfill would be required to make development of Yangon River’s west bank feasible, they say, but chief minister is undeterred.
It won’t happen again, he vows; committee rejects minister’s revised 2018-19 spending plan
A new Gloria Jean’s outlet has opened just in time for Yangon’s ‘sweater weather.’
Regional minister vows greater transparency in accounting at Yangon’s major temples
The development projects will still be up for discussion after the Yangon govt resubmits its proposal.
Chief minister says scheme aims to address unequal development; YCDC vows farmers will be paid for land at market rates