HLAING

Hlaing Township is a mostly residential area just beyond the part of Yangon one might visit for leisure. Its most famous feature might be the Myanmar ICT Park, where around 50 private companies and government agencies work on software development, web development, security, network solutions, geographic information systems, engineering solutions and information and data processing services.
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Grace Baey’s portraits of Yangon’s trans population are intimate without being intrusive [PHOTOS]

Mobile phone, gas leak cause explosion at Yangon shopping center

Mobile phone, gas leak cause explosion at Yangon shopping center

Eight workers were injured by an explosion at the Marketplace shopping center on Pyay Road in 6.5 Mile on Saturday night. The workers were sent to Yangon General Hospital for burn...

Yangon University’s Hlaing Campus reopens after 20 years

Yangon University’s Hlaing Campus reopens after 20 years

School is back in session this week at Yangon University’s Hlaing Campus, 20 years after the government closed it in response to political unrest. Over 1,000 students have...

FDA destroys 7,000 ‘bean blood’ chunks containing formaldehyde

FDA destroys 7,000 ‘bean blood’ chunks containing formaldehyde

In Myanmar’s ongoing war against the use of embalming fluid in food production, the Yangon Food and Drug Administration (FDA) caught five vendors in Hmawbi and Hlaing Townships...

Young driver injured in container truck collision

Young driver injured in container truck collision

An 18-year-old container truck driver drove his truck into two other container trucks at 10:30pm on December 10, according to the Ministry of Information website. The...