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Toyota sees rising demand despite inability to issue Yangon license

Toyota Motors is seeing demand rise for its imported automobiles despite the inability to issue Yangon license plates allowing car owners to legally park in the notoriously congested city. The Japanese car maker yesterday launched the new Toyota Rush in Myanmar, where it hopes to sell up to 80 new units of the Rush within […]

As demand rises, CarsDB seeks funds for further expansion in Myanmar

Ko Wai Phyo Kyaw, COO and co-founder of CarsDB, is seeing business take-off on the back of a recent change in the way consumers are buying cars in Myanmar. Now, the digital automobile classifieds site is ready to initiate new service offerings such as insurance and financing to expand further. With the recent policy shift […]

ASEAN trade pact strengthens Myanmar’s ties with Australia, New Zealand

THE free trade agreement (FTA) between ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand makes Myanmar products more competitive in the two biggest markets in Australasia, according to trade commissioners from Australia and New Zealand. There is a huge potential for trade to grow in the agriculture sector, as all three countries are rich in farms and fisheries. […]

Mandalay International Airport Selects Rockwell Collins to Improve Passenger Processing

SINGAPORE (October 25, 2016) – Mandalay International Airport (MDL) passengers will realize an enhanced check-in experience with the implementation of a new passenger processing system from Rockwell Collins. Under the terms of the agreement with MC-Jalux Airport Services Co., Ltd. (MJAS), the group that operates MDL, Rockwell Collins is providing its ARINC vMUSE™ Common Use Passenger […]

Ooredoo Selects GoSwiff as Mobile Payments Partner

Qatari mobile carrier Ooredoo said it has selected GoSwiff, a Singaporean mobile payments and marketing solutions provider, as its partner for the implementation of its international mPOS (mobile point of sale) platform. The partnership will cover nine markets – Myanmar, Algeria, Indonesia, Iraq, Kuwait, Maldives, Oman, Qatar and Tunisia. The deal includes recruiting merchants to […]