Yangon to Mandalay Railway Back on Track

The railway linking Yangon to Manda­lay has been slat­ed to receive a series of large-scale, overdue reno­vations. With a loan from the Japan International Co­operation Agency (JICA), the 385 mile stretch of rail will be revamped to meet international standards and halve transportation times. U Myo Win, General Manager of Myanma Rail­ways, told the Myanmar […]

Myanmar’s international airports the top hub for drug smugglers

Myanmar’s three main international airports have become a major transfer hub for illegal narcotics, according to the chief of the Aviation Police Department. The aviation police force has found most narcotic drugs smugglers using Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw international airports to smuggle drugs. The force has also taken action against some foreigners carrying […]