Singapore travel agents elated as Myanmar

AGENTS in Singapore are sanguine about the prospects visa exemption between Singapore and Myanmar can bring. Most noteworthy is the avoidance of cumbersome visa application procedures which can take up to half a day to complete, according to Magdeline Yeo, ticketing manager at Stamford Travel. She said: “This is good news. The current process is […]

Myanmar Seeks to Establish Direct Air Links with Europe

The government is discussing with some European countries to sign aviation agreements which will pave the way to establish direct air connections between Europe and the recently-opened Southeast Asian nation, a Directorate of Civil Aviation (DCA) official said. “Now we are discussing with Netherlands and France. Then we will continue to discuss with other countries,” […]

Thilawa SEZ shares oversubscribed

The initial public offering of Thilawa Special Economic Zone has seen more than double the IPO subscriptions than 2.145 million shares available, said a company spokesperson at the April 25 press conference in Yangon. The company recently arranged the IPO to raise US$ 21 million to fund the first phase of Thilawa SEZ, a sprawling […]