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The way that German water experts can help the Myanmar Water Sector

​Myanmar is a huge market for water and wastewater sector among Southeast Asian region. Additionally, Myanmar is facing the challenge of waste water treatment in industrial sector but also technical training for the future generation."One of the key challenges that registered industries are facing i...
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Towards building a city for all of the people

​26 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - An inclusive city should consider the convenience and comfort of all its residents, rich and poor alike, young and old; the health and the weak, said Joyce Chou, a founding member of Mircrosoft's Inclusive Design Team.Chou was last week's main speaker in the...
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Chinese firm finalises new Yangon city proposal

26 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government body in charge of developing an ambitious new Yangon city project has reached the final stage in negotiations with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) in preparing pre-project documents (PPD).Launched by the regional government in ...
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Hong Kong Firm Close to Finalizing New Yangon City Proposal

​23 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - YANGON—Hong Kong-listed China Communications Construction Co. Ltd (CCCC) has nearly finalized its proposal for the development of US$1.5 billion (2.4 trillion kyats) worth of initial infrastructure for the controversial "New Yangon City" project across the Y...
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Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City

Daw Khin May Htay gave a presentation on the 'Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City'.In her role as Project Director of the Mandalay Urban Service Improvement Project Khin May Htay spoke about waste water treatment specifically in the context of Mandalay. Aim in the project was to prevent the ...
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Dutch expertise to support Yangon’s water management

​14 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - Yangon's regional government will receive support to tackle challenges regarding urban water and water logistics by a coalition of Dutch companies and organisations. The companies signed an agreement with the authorities to improve water supply, resourc...
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Comprehensive plan necessary for Yangon’s sustainable redevelopment

​13 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - While Yangon has laid out ambitious plans to boost infrastructure and trade, members of parliament and urban planners say more needs to be done to address day-to-day problems faced by people in the city.Among areas that will be addressed in plans are rule of...
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Dutch Consortium Signs 3-Year Agreement to Support the Yangon Region with Urban Water and Water Logistics Challenges.

A strong coalition of Dutch companies and organisations has signed an agreement to jointly invest and collaborate in a comprehensive 3-year program to support the Yangon Regional Government in addressing critical challenges related to Urban Water and Water Logistics. The agreement is signed under th...
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Yangon City Charette of the UKFCO Global Future Cities Programme

​Yangon faces a number of inseparable challenges, while the different sectors in the city are starting to approach them as also deeply interrelated. Despite the recent growing interest internationally in the city, rapid urbanisation, coupled with challenging urban legislative frameworks mean that fo...
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Socio-Economic Master Plan Public Report

 We are proud to release the summary of our Socio-Economic Master Plan (SEMP) for the New Yangon City. The aim of the SEMP is to serve as a guide for the next phases of development and administration.The purpose of the SEMP is:To identify the value proposition for New YangonTo undertake economi...
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Speaker Sessions and Panelist Sessions at MyanmarWater 2018

​At MyanmarWater 2018, there will be two great panelist sessions on the stage. At first, each dedicated speakers will be present on respective topics and share their visions to the audience. Two sessions will be ​Sustainable Urban Water Management Wastewater Treatment and Environ...
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Consultations with the Myanmar Engineering Council, Myanmar Engineering Society, Myanmar Architect Council, Association of Myanmar Architects & other learned stakeholders

​Consultations with the Myanmar Engineering Council, Myanmar Engineering Society, Myanmar Architect Council, Association of Myanmar Architects & other learned stakeholders.Over the weekend, NYDC organised a special Roundtable meeting with members of the Myanmar Engineering Council, Myanmar Engin...
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NYDC – Making Steady Progress; SEMP, Urban Master Planning

​NYDC – Making Steady Progress; SEMP ,Urban Master PlanningWe have been quiet, but that doesn't mean we have not been busy. August has been a hectic month as we plough through documents and conduct various negotiations and discussions.Here I'm happy to update you on a few key things.SEMP: Dual Objec...
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Gathering the Voices of Experts

​Planning a city from scratch is a bit like having a clean sheet of paper to draw on – it could be daunting, while at the same time, exhilarating. It has been done before, all over the world. We see success stories such as Singapore; with the city-state today reaping the fruits of its master plannin...
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Designing Yangon for the future

​7 Sep 2018 - Myanmar Times - With international funding, two big projects could dramatically affect how Yangon evolves in the future, potentially doubling its 5 million population to become another one of the world's megacities. The debate over the Dala Bridge and New Yangon – chronicled by Th...
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