Hundreds of Yangon trishaw drivers fined

Almost 500 trishaw drivers have been arrested and fined over the past six months, as authorities claim Yangon’s increasingly congested streets offer less and less room for alternative forms of transport. Drivers have handed over more than K5.7 million in fines since April 1 for a range of misdemeanors including riding in certain townships outside […]

Yangon Central Press building gets recognition, revamp

The Yangon Heritage Trust has added a symbolic blue plaque to its seventh city landmark: the century-old, still-working Central Press on Thein Phyu Road. The building, which has been in continuous use since 1912, officially joined six other historically significant edifices in Yangon in sporting the heritage markers yesterday. Although the blue plaque does not […]