CEO Weekly Blog

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)
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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,
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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
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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
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Why We Rather Not Pursue Debt Financing

Infrastructure development lies at the core of economic growth, which in turn leads to investment, job creation and ultimately poverty reduction. During Phase 1 of the New Yangon City development, our focus will be on building basic infrastructure.
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How to keep the lid on flooding

Myanmar is facing the onset of the approaching monsoon season with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology warning of potential storms as the monsoon season nears. Whenever the rainy season hits upon us, we would hear constant laments on the
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Towards a Safe, Smart, Clean and Liveable Yangon

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) publishes an annual Global Liveability Ranking which ranks 140 cities for their urban quality of life. The cities are scored based on five categories — stability; healthcare; culture and environment; education; and infrastructure. Our hope
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