Sitting Yangon?

 In fact, ancient Yangon resembles New York City and is surrounded by long riverbanks. The two rivers that surround the city are truly iconic for transportation and business.


 Colonial-era Yangon Strand Road is full of 19th- and early-20th-century artifacts, along with the once-famous Yangon Port. Especially in the western and southwestern parts of Yangon, these ports are connected by a good rail system to allow goods to flow throughout the country.


Such richness is now a thing of the past, and it is being replaced by ruined people, goods, and wreckage. Since the good times of Yangon, with the economic growth, Indian and Chinese tribes have been Yangon's economic drivers and still live in the heart of the city.


Along with this famous port of Yangon, the Chinatown of Chinese tribes is still an integral part of Rangoon. The two town like a Latha and Lanmadaw townships are part of Yangon, where most Chinese live. Especially Latha Road and 19th Street; the area around 20th Street was one of Yangon's nightlife destinations for international tourists. It was also the end of Yangon's triumphant and happy nights.


Rich Chinese food; the night market selling traditional Chinese consumer goods and the beauty under the lights of the Chinese monastery on Latha Road. At the top of 18th Street, which is more than 100 years old, there are Mahjong under the Chinese Temple. Bottle sound, the sound of knocking; Artistic lifestyles, such as the knock on a chef's spoon, have been around for almost 100 years and are now almost disappears.


After 2016, Rangoon has faced a number of changes. There were good and bad ones. Some things can be expected to be good for the future, but some things have immediate consequences. One of the reasons for this was the relocation of shops around 19th Chinatown Road to Yangon Strand Road.


Now, The Yangon government's dream of being the longest night market in Southeast Asia with a container bars and Restaurants, shops on Yangon Strand Road.  There was shops and shops is fading with instability, and the future of shopkeepers remains uncertain. Whether or not the nightlife of the Chinatown will be revived remains with the unpredictable Burmese political process.


Growing population and city is wide, Yangon is rising with chaos. In 2017, a water taxi system was launched for traffic on the two surrounding rivers. But the complexities of power and authority have slowed progress. As a result, it has failed miserably.


But there is another potential west coast of Yangon. There are still people who want to build a large piece of land as the future of Yangon. Despite controversial infrastructure development needs, land prices in Dalla, west of Rangoon, have skyrocketed over the past decade. Looking forward to the beach hotel that has existed since the founding of Rangoon, not only their ancestors but also the people of today see the growing city of Yangon every day for a century by ferry. The need for a bridge was one of their dreams. Can a bridge really change the future of Yangon?


The Yangon-Dalla bridge project began in the last two years as a friendly between Korea and Myanmar. This is a significant change in Yangon. Unfortunately, the events of 2021 have put an end to that change. Similarly, contemporary projects with the more than hundred year-old railway station at Yangon station are out of order. Beautiful roads, rich colonial artifacts are still intact, and with long, beautiful riverbanks, Yangon can be as imaginative and modern as it could be. But stop it happen?

 

 

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