Tackling city issues with tech

The Digital Yangon App that can be used by the public to deal with issues such as abandoned vehicles, water problems, fire and waste disposal issues can now be used in six downtown areas of Yangon, said Yangon Region Minister of Kayin Ethnic Affairs  Daw Naw Pan Thinzar Myo.

Daw Naw Pan Thinzar Myo made the announcement at a press conference about the app last Friday.

The Digital Yangon App was first tried out in Kyauktada township in March, and during the pilot period was mostly used to handle complaints about rubbish, road problems and abandoned vehicles, said U Mya Moe Aung, a member of Yangon’s Digital Economy Development Committee.

With the success of the trial in Kyauktada, the app can now be used in Pabedan, Botahtaung, Latha, Lanmadaw and Pazuntaung townships.

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