Bus Drivers Under Scrutiny

The Highway Police Force is warning bus drivers without a nga licence, meant for those operating large vehicles, to stay off the Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw-Mandalay highway. A plan is in the works to ban drivers without the appropriate licences, Police Major Yan Naung Oo told The Myanmar Times yesterday. “Bus and bus line owners should […]

Highway bus firms count on open season

“Companies on the Nay Pyi Taw-Yangon bus lines struggle, taking on passengers though running at a loss,” he said yesterday. “Our business faces a loss for six months, and generates a profit for the other six months,” said U Myat Moe from Kyel Zin Hein highway bus company. “In rainy season we lose the profits […]

Taxi call centre aims to bring cabs to customers’ doorsteps

Yangon will receive its first Taxi Call Centre in June, aiming to increase convenience for clients and reduce down time for drivers, according to company officials. The call centre aims to make smarter use of taxis, many of which spend much of their day stuck in Yangon’s traffic jams, pulling in less than K10,000 a […]