Connecting with experts in City Planning

The NYDC team participated in the 2019 ULI Asia Pacific Summit that was held in Shanghai, China from 11th to 13th of June 2019. Urban Land Institute, commonly known as ULI, is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. It was founded in 1936 with offices […]

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The Completion of New Yangon City Master Planning

The master planning for New Yangon City was recently completed by AECOM, which identified the most efficient land use planning and built environment. This included infrastructure, economic development, environmental planning, transportation planning, social and cultural planning. AECOM was able to conduct a thorough analysis and created a sustainable new city by integrating all elements of the build […]

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Environmental Impact Assessments & Strategic Environmental Assessment Of the Development Of New Yangon City Phase 1 Master Plan

Environmental Impact Assessments & Strategic Environmental Assessment Of the Development Of New Yangon City Phase 1 Master Plan

New Yangon Development Company Ltd. (“NYDC”) proposes to develop the New Yangon City in Seikgyi Kanaungto, Twantay, Hlaing Tharyar, and Kyee Myin Daing Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar. For Stage 1 of Phase 1 of the Project, the New Yangon City is split into the following six groups based on the types of facilities: Bridges, Roads, […]

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2nd Round of Public Consultation for Strategic Environmental Assessment / Environmental Impact Assessments

2nd Round of Public Consultation for Strategic Environmental Assessment / Environmental Impact Assessments

The second round of public consultation stakeholder engagement meetings on Strategic Environmental Assessment & Environmental Impact Assessment for the Development of New Yangon City Masterplan were held from 1st – 8th April.  1st April — Ahlone Township’s Hall 2nd April — Khar Daw Mhee Monestary, Chaung Wa Monestary 3rd April — Seik Kyi Khanaung To, Twantay GAD […]

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How NYDC Develops New Yangon City Sustainably

For the scoping of the environmental study perimeter for New Yangon City project, the NYDC team has conducted several discussions with relevant specialists and officers from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) – Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) since mid-2018. During our discussions, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) called for NYC to identify […]

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Addressing Key Public Concerns on New Yangon City

We had the second Townhall Meeting on 6 March 2019. Some of you may have attended in person, some may have watched it on our NYDC Facebook Live Stream. It was a robust discussion and I am glad it was because it allowed us to hear some of the fervent arguments against the project. The discussion […]

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Town Hall – 6 March, 2019

It has been nearly nine months since the first Town Hall Meeting held by the New Yangon Development Company Ltd in June 2018. Many changes and news have happened since and much progress has been made. To keep our stakeholders, and most importantly, the public abreast of the latest developments on the New Yangon City […]

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A Closer Look at the Facts of the Project

Since the final Master Plan presentation at the YCDC City Hall on 15 February 2019, several articles and editorials have appeared in the local press and social media. While many of them supported the project and applauded the progress that has been made so far, especially the degree of transparency we have adopted in the […]

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Development of an Environment and Social Management Framework

The New Yangon City team has kick-started the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Development of the New Yangon City Project Master Plan. This is in collaboration with the consultant Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the world’s largest independent sustainability company and they have been working in Myanmar since the 1990s.  […]

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