Myanmar introduces new visa regulations

MYANMAR’s Ministry of Immigration and Population announced yesterday new visa regulations effective immediately. Under the new system, there are 12 types of entry visas: Diplomatic; official; tourist; social; journalist; crew; workshop; business; employment; religious; educational; and transit. The diplomatic visa is free and the duration offered is based on the length of duty required. The […]

Fewer than 10,000 Myanmar expats apply to vote in Yangon

According to the Yangon Region election commission, fewer than 10,000 residents of the region who are currently living abroad requested permission to vote in the upcoming national. Myanmar citizens living abroad legally were invited to submit Form No 15 to their nearest Myanmar embassies. The forms were sent to the Union Election Commission, which then […]