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The road to taxi reform – can ride-hailing apps help fix the market?

Duncan Burry notes the promise ride-hailing apps hold for Myanmar’s future. Hello Cabs, Myanmar’s first ride-hailing app, was launched in Yangon in August of 2015. Oway Ride, a local rival, was not far behind, launching in February 2016. And then two large international players were launched in 2017: Grab in March and Uber in May. […]

Uber, Grab do things a little differently in Yangon

Uber Technologies and Grab, two of the biggest names in the ride-hailing business, are rapidly expanding in Myanmar’s largest city, where the spread of smartphones is unlocking big opportunities. Yangon’s authorities appear to have rolled out the welcome mat for them, viewing the services as a way to improve the city’s underdeveloped transport infrastructure. Going […]

Taxi service firms compete hard for Yangon’s customers

An aspect of Yangon’s modernisation is the entry and emergence of domestic and international transport operators, namely, Uber, Grab, Oway Ride and Hello Cab, to compete in the taxi service sector. Taxis are one of the commonly used modes of transport in the region, alongside commuter trains and public buses. But taxi service in the […]

Uber Myanmar hiring 1) Operation & Logistics Manager & 2) Marketing Manager

We attended the Uber Networking Event organized by AMCC that was held at BurBrit Brewery last night. More than 200 people attended the event. During the evening’s presentation  Sam Bool, the Expansion General Manager for Uber South-East Asia told us that they have just started and at the moment it is hard to find an […]

Uber Networking Event on 6 pm to 9 pm, 18 May 2017 at Burbrit Brewery.

With the launch of Uber this week in Yangon attend the networking event of the year hosted by the Australian Myanmar Chamber of Commer. Hear Mr. Sam Bool, Uber General Manager of Expansion for Asia talks about their plans to make Yangon’s transportation system more efficient and comfortable.   It is important to note that […]