Taxi surveys to be compiled in the third week of December

A survey on taxis currently running in Yangon Region will be conducted starting from the third week of December, according to the Yangon Transport Authority. After turning in the survey to City Taxi, the vehicles will be handled by a company and a GPS system will be installed in the taxis so that they are […]

MACCS Encounters initial problems

Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS) was launched on 12th November at international ports and Yangon Airport International Cargo Terminal. Thilawa Special Economic Zone is reported to have had some implementation problems, importers and exporters said. The system was found to have server outages and other system errors, resulting in difficulties for containers to load […]

Taxis left unregistered as drivers point to red tape

Only 3 percent of the city’s taxis have registered with Yangon’s vehicle supervisory committee, nearly six months after it assumed registration responsibilities. Drivers say they are reluctant to sign up with Ma Hta Tha as they are already forced to register with two other government agencies, duplicating time and expense. Yangon City Development Committee had […]

Taxi registration to continue, YCDC insists

Yangon City Development Committee has denied reports that it plans to scrap the city taxi registration scheme, saying responsibility for registration will instead be transferred to another association. ”We will not do the city taxi registration in the future but it does not mean there is no need to do the city taxi registration,” U […]