MPs proposed suspending construction to avoid potentially damaging a historic Buddhist stupa in the area.
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Two construction workers were killed and 18 injured when metal scaffolding collapsed at a Pullman Hotel construction site in Mandalay on Saturday afternoon.
Thai construction giant Ch. Karnchang Plc (CK) is investigating opportunities for infrastructure development in Burma. Feasibility studies are being carried out in the Rangoon area, according to a Bangkok Post report,[…]
A one-month suspension order has been issued on construction projects in the Yangon City Development Committee area with environmental impacts now under scrutiny and project site inspections scheduled. Heritage conservationists[…]
Deputy Minister for Construction Soe Tint weighed in on the land confiscation issue in parliament on Tuesday, saying, “Farmland loss is due to establishing new satellite towns in public interests,”[…]
The Hotel and Tourism Ministry is to construct a hotel zone in the Kanpetlet region of Chin State, announced Aye Kyaw from the Tourism Federation. The hotel zone was formulated[…]
At least three people are dead and 19 injured as of Tuesday morning after a condominium building collapsed in Pathum Thani, just north of Bangkok, the Bangkok Post reported, citing[…]
The construction of Burma’s roads and bridges may now be outsourced to foreign firms who may also wish to invest in Burma’s infrastructure projects, an official from the Ministry of[…]
The Karen National Union say they will not allow the Hatgyi dam on the Salween River in Karen state to resume until a peace agreement has been made.
Nov 3, 2009 (DVB), Construction has begun on a crude oil port on Burma's western coast that will eventually pump Burma's vast offshore gas reserves to southern China, news sources[…]
June 16, 2009 (DVB), China will begin construction of oil and gas pipelines through Burma in September aimed at cutting shipping time for crude oil imports, despite criticism of the[…]
Apr 27, 2009 (DVB), Burma has temporarily suspended construction of a controversial fence along the Burma-Bangladesh border following a meeting between border officials from the two countries. The fence is[…]
Feb 19, 2009 (DVB)-Locals in Chin state’s Htantalan township are being forced to work on the reconstruction of an old road and donate money towards the project in order to[…]
Feb 9, 2009 (DVB), A 50-year-old man from Kyauktalone village in Bago division was crushed to death on 6 February when the roof of a pit where he had been[…]
Jan 5, 2009 (DVB), Local authorities in Natsinchaung village in Rangoon's Zeegone township have been forcing local people to contribute to reconstruction work on a school destroyed by Cyclone Nargis,[…]
Jan 2, 2009 (DVB), Local people from Mohyin township in northern Burma's Kachin State have been forced to take part in the construction of an artillery base and radar station.[…]
Oct 21, 2008 (DVB), Residents of cyclone-affected areas of Bogalay township in the Irrawaddy delta have been forced to take part in reconstruction work or pay a fine, a local[…]
Oct 10, 2008 (DVB), Residents of cyclone-devastated townships in Rangoon have complained that they are being forced by local authorities to do unpaid reconstruction work, preventing them from earning money.[…]
Sep 4, 2008 (DVB), Authorities in Hmawbi in northern Rangoon district have been collecting money from local residents in order to repair roads and forcing those who cannot pay to[…]
Aug 4, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Irrawaddy’s cyclone-devastated Bogalay township have complained that local authorities have been pressuring them to pay a construction tax for repair work on their houses.[…]
Jul 18, 2008 (DVB), Residents and criminal suspects awaiting charge have been forced to do hard labour to repair the Butheetaung-Maung Taw highway in Arakan state, locals said. The road[…]
Jun 16, 2008 (DVB), The International Labour Organisation is planning to play a more active role in post-cyclone reconstruction efforts in Burma, according to a senior ILO official. The ILO[…]
Jan 23, 2008 (DVB), Farmlands in Taung-ngu and Pha-pon disctricts in Karen state have been destroyed by government troops as road construction and army camp expansion work begins in the[…]