Htaukkyant factory to assemble Daewoo buses

Mini-buses will be assembled by the Myanmar Trade Center Co., Ltd. at Htaukkyant factory in cooperation with Daewoo Bus Corporation, said Dr Kyaw Kyaw Aung, the managing director of Myanmar Trade Center Co., Ltd., according to a newspaper report in Myawady Daily. Myanmar Trade Center Co., Ltd. operates the Htaukkyant factory under a long-term lease […]

China’s Ankai to build factory in Myanmar

The Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) said that Chinese automotive manufacturing company Ankai has expressed an interest in building factories to assemble automobiles in Myanmar. YRTA Secretary Dr. Maung Aung said Ankai is interested in purchasing parts from other countries and assembling them in Myanmar. To reduce traffic in Yangon, the Yangon Region Government abolished […]

Yangon school bus plan stalls

With no progress made two months into the school year, officials are now admitting defeat – for 12 months, at least. The plan emerged from a November 2014 workshop on public transport in Yangon. Participants identified 22 ideas to solve Yangon’s worsening congestion, one of which was a standardised system of school buses. Discussions on […]