Yangon’s downtown roadside shops increased tenfold under current government

The number of roadside shops increased tenfold in downtown Yangon during the tenure of the ruling government, according to an official from the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). The government tried to reduce the number of roadside shops, but the plan failed, and the number increased from 5,000 to 50,000 in five years in the […]

20,000 car import licenses granted

Almost 20,000 individuals have been approved to import cars to Myanmar since the start of the year and over 9000 cars will be imported by companies or groups, according to documents seen by The Myanmar Times. An individual can apply for a car import licence by proving they have space to park it, under a […]