Yangon rail system to get upgrade

Dec 31, 2016

Yangon rail system to get upgrade

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Tourists visiting Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, could lose one of the star attractions of the former capital after the railway that encircles the city is upgraded with the help of Japanese investment. While the responsibility for upgrading the 46 km (28.5 miles) of track ...

Jul 12, 2016

Mitsubishi firms to join Yangon urban development project

Trading house Mitsubishi Corp. and real estate developer Mitsubishi Estate Co. said Tuesday they will join an urban development project in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. They will implement the project in collaboration with major Myanmar conglomerate Serge Pun & Associates Ltd. Group, or the ...

Jul 3, 2016

Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spike

A mob wielding weapons razed a mosque in northern Myanmar, state media reported Saturday, the second attack of its kind in just over a week as anti-Muslim sentiment swells in the Buddhist majority nation. Myanmar has struggled to contain bouts of deadly religious bloodshed ...