Myanmar set to extend e-visa service to all EU countries, minister says

The recently introduced e-visas for tourists will soon be extended to all 28 member states of the European Union, Minister of Immigration and Population Khin Yi told a press conference on September 1 in Yangon. The e-visa is now open to tourists from 41 countries, including all 10 Asean member countries. The Myanmar’s Tour Operators […]

Myanmar targets 5 million tourists with e-visa

YANGON (AFP) – Myanmar launched an online visa application on Monday promising an end to painful waits for permits to visit the once secretive nation as it tries to lure five million tourists a year by 2015. The e-visa is open to tourists from 41 countries, from Singapore, China, Japan and North Korea to the […]

Initial Census Results to be Released in August

Myanmar authorities will release in August the initial results of this year’s nationwide census conducted in March-April, U Khin Yi, minister for immigration and population, said. U Khin Yi made the disclosure at a press conference on the 2014 Population and Housing Census Enumeration at Yangon Regional Parliament building. The preliminary results will include the […]