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Macao residents granted visa-on-arrival entry to Myanmar

Passport holders of China’s Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) visiting Mayanmar for tourism purposes will be granted visa-on-arrival entry to that country, authorities said. The Identification Services Bureau of Macao said in a press release on Tuesday that these visas will be granted upon arrival at the Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport and Nay […]

DCA deploys budget, invites tenders to jazz up airports, aviation

High costs and a lack of travelers passing through some of Myanmar’s airports has resulted in at least four of the country’s ten airlines bypassing those locations altogether. Consequently, as many as eight airports have ceased operations in recent years, accounting for a quarter of Myanmar’s 32 domestic airports. Five out of the eight shuttered […]

Lawsuits filed against former minister’s son and others for possessing drugs and weapons

Phyo Ko Ko Tint San, son of ex-Union Minister Tint Hsan, his wife and 10 others have been arrested for possessing narcotic drugs and weapons, and all have been charged in Thakayta Township, Bahan Township and Nay Pyi Taw Council Area where narcotic drugs and weapons were found, reported the Ministry of Home Affairs. Three […]

yangon-opens-new-air-terminal

ANGON, 8 March 2016: A new international terminal at Yangon airport is scheduled to open this week to relieve passenger congestion at the country’s main international gateway. Myanmar Times said the terminal should open 12 March according to Asia World Group, whose subsidiary Pioneer Aerodrome Services is the building contractor. The USD660 million, three-storey building will […]

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 […]

Domestic airlines heat up Myanmar skies

MYANMAR’S airspace will see competition intensify as three domestic airlines commence or expand operations over the next few months. Brand new carriers Apex Airlines and Mann Yatanarpon Airlines are due to take flight soon, while FMI Air Charter will start more scheduled flights. A source from Apex told TTG Asia e-Daily that the company’s management […]