Yangon’s Hero, Wielding Power of Stop and Go

YANGON, Myanmar — For 12 hours nearly every day, Sgt. Khin Myint Maung stands in one of the most chaotic intersections in this chronically gridlocked city, untangling traffic snarls with patience and unflagging good humor. It is not the most likely résumé for a recipient of a hero of the year award from a leading […]

Japan donates 100 motorcycles for SEA Games, ASEAN Summit

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 The Japanese government has donated 100 motorcycles to Myanmar for the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) and ASEAN Summit. The Suzuki motorcycles will be used to carry out security measures and for related meetings, Police Officer Kyaw Htwe from Traffic Police Force […]

Yangon traffic woes blamed on Myanmar import of nearly 200,000 cars

Myanmar has imported nearly 200,000 automobiles since the government’s new car replacement scheme began two years ago according to Yangon Region chief minister Myint Swe. As a result, he says, traffic congestion has become the number one problem in the country’s former capital. Most of the imported cars were added to the streets of Yangon, […]