Development

The current Myawaddy bridge. Photo: Nudsikan Kaewjai/Panoramio
14 March 2015
The Thai Transport Ministry will seek 3.9 billion baht [K130 billion] to fund a second...
Forest in Yedashe Township, Taungoo District, Myanmar. Photo: Myanmar REDD+ Programme
12 March 2015
A new report reveals that the Myanmar government has allocated at least 5.2 million acres...
The Wealth Report waxes lyrical about the opportunities Yangon presents for investment and growth, along with a handful of other up-and-coming cities around the world. Photo: Mizzima
11 March 2015
Yangon is on the list of the world’s top cities that may soon become global financial...
The UNFPA partnership seeks to help improve the Myanmar health system. Inside a Yangon Hospital. Photo: Mizzima
06 March 2015
The Three Millennium Development Goal Fund will partner with the with United Nations...
Six airports in Myanmar have had an upgrade. Bagan-Nyaung U Airport. Photo: Mizzima
03 March 2015
Myanmar has upgraded six major airports in terms of safety and security by installing new...
A long way to travel before Yangon's transport infrastructure gets a full upgrade. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
03 March 2015
Trains chug around Yangon's circular railway at a stately pace barely faster than a brisk...
Paunglaung dam in 2013. Photo: Mizzima
28 February 2015
The Myanmar government plans to focus efforts on building 20 hydropower plants within the...
28 February 2015
The Yangon Women’s Festival, set to run from March 2 to 8 in Myanmar’s commercial capital...
The OGP conference in full swing. Photo: provided.
26 February 2015
Civil society groups say the government is failing to include them in a process aimed at...
Union members striking. Photo: Hong Sar.
26 February 2015
Ma Thazin Soe has worked in a garment factory in Yangon's northern Mayangone Township for...
Nai Hong Sar addressing the media. Photo: Hein Htet.
26 February 2015
Myanmar’s main coalition of armed ethnic groups, the United Nationalities Federal Council...
Tourists visit the Mya Thein Tan pagoda in Sagaing, some 10 kilometres northwest of Mandalay, Myanmar, February 6, 2015. Photo: Pyae Sone Aung/EPA
24 February 2015
Myanmar needs to take care in how it develops its tourism to avoid the potential for...

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