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Rangoon Car Dealers Protest Eviction from Hanthawady Market

Yangon Car Market Protest 1 Mar 2013 © Steve Tickner / The IrrawaddyUsed-car dealers opposed to local government efforts to shut down Burma’s largest car-trading market held protests on Friday after municipal authorities sealed off the compound.

On Feb. 16, the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) ordered all businesses at the Hanthawady car-trading market to relocate by the end of February. The market sits on an 8.6-acre plot of land owned by the YCDC, which is planning to set up a housing project there […]

March 2, 2013  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤