New Yangon City Recognised at 6th SIP Planning Awards 2019

I am delighted to share that on 12th September 2019, New Yangon City was presented with a Merit Award for Best Planning Project at the 6th Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP) Planning Awards 2019. This award is a significant milestone for us as the SIP Planning Awards is a prestigious programme that recognises urban planners […]

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New Board Members Lead Next Stage of NYDC Growth

In line with NYDC’s transition into the next phase of growth and our ongoing commitment to achieving high efficiency in the development of the New Yangon City, which will ultimately merge into the existing Yangon, the Yangon Regional Government has recently decided to reorganise the Board of Directors of NYDC. I am therefore pleased to […]

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Evaluation of Expression of Interest for Stage-2 Infrastructure Projects 

On 11 February 2019, NYDC announced the Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the Stage-2 infrastructure projects, which included six work streams, namely, 1) Power Supply and Distribution; 2) Natural Gas Supply and Distribution; 3) Cyber Connectivity; 4) Public Transport; 5)  Waste Management; and 6) a Convention and Exhibition Center for the […]

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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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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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