The report submitted to Rangoon’s regional assembly highlights the matter of awarding development and construction projects to firms without any requests for tender.
The under-pressure developers of a controversial housing and commercial district in Rangoon say the government supports continuing the project.
Two construction workers were killed and 18 injured when metal scaffolding collapsed at a Pullman Hotel construction site in Mandalay on Saturday afternoon.
The construction of a fence along Burma’s border with Bangladesh has resumed in Arakan State to stop people entering the country illegally.
Temporary houses are being built in Kinchaung village in the restive northern Arakanese town of Maungdaw; but they are not for Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence – this time the emergency shelters are for Arakanese Buddhist refugees who have escaped persecution in neighbouring Bangladesh.
The downtown area of Rangoon is well known for its iconic colonial architecture. But recent developments in the country mean century old buildings are demolished to make way for modern[…]
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[…]