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 […]

New auto restrictions may have little impact on quality of imports

With traffic congestion in Yangon bad and road accidents even worse, experts and customs officials are worried that new rules aimed at deterring importers from bringing in old and potentially unsafe vehicles will do little to resolve the situation. Ministry of Commerce spokesman U Min Min told The Myanmar Times that beginning next year, the […]