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Myanmar Construction News

Myanmar-Japan venture targets role in improving infrastructure

 Yangon – A joint venture between Myanmar’s leading heavy machinery distributor, Myanmar Kaido Co., and Japanese trading giant Mitsubishi Corp. Aims to capitalize on Myanmar’s rapid development of urban infrastructure through the rental of construction and


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Rebirth of Yangon building points way for city’s crumbling heritage

HOME to Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Muslims and a collage of businesses that burst to life as Myanmar’s largest city wakes up, the colonial-era building known simply as ‘491-501 Merchant Street’ holds a mirror up to Yangon.


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Yoma Strategic to invest $100m in Dulwich College Yangon

A new international school set to open in Yangon could receive up to US$100 million in financing from Yoma Strategic, an official from Dulwich College International said yesterday. The school will operate across two linked campuses,


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New Myanmar rulers face dam shove

Beijing signaled it will push Burma’s new government to resume a controversial stalled dam project in the country, saying the contract is still valid. Outgoing Burmese President Thein Sein angered Beijing in 2011 by suspending the


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Myanmar mulling China dam rethink

YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi’s incoming government is considering a rethink of a controversial Chinese-backed dam in Myanmar and looking for ways to end a military conglomerate’s “privileges”, according to her party’s economic advisor. Her new


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Japan’s participation in Thai-Myanmar Dawei economic zone to boost confidence in project

The official participation of Japan in a special economic zone in southeastern Myanmar initiated by Myanmar and Thailand will bring confidence and attract investors to the project, the Thai delegation said Monday after a trilateral meeting


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75,000 new apartments need each year to house Yangon’s growing population

Yangon needs around 75,000 new apartments to be built each year to accommodate the city’s growing population, but contractors are struggling to come anywhere close to this target. More than 330,000 people migrate to Yangon each


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HK delegation in Myanmar for talks on Infrastructure and development

A delegation from Hong Kong is currently visiting Yangon, Myanmar, until October 8, to promote co-operation between Myanmar and Hong Kong. Secretary for Development Paul Chan is heading the delegation where he will be speaking on


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Scomi Energy bags US$28m Myanmar contract

Scomi Energy Services Bhd (SESB) has been awarded with a US$28 million (RM114.8 million) contract in Myanmar, pushing its order book up to the US$1 billion mark and bringing the total value of jobs it won


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Myanmar to give the go ahead for Dawei road project

The road linking Kanchanaburi with Dawei, Myanmar is expected to win approval from the neighbouring country’s parliament next month, says the Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Neda) Neda president Newin Sinsiri yesterday said the Thai


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