Oway digitizes Myanmar’s taxi market

The Global New Light of Myanmar Daily spoke with U Nay Aung, founder and chief executive officer of Oway Ride, one of a number of mobile application-based transportation service company in Myanmar whose competitors include international taxi firms like Uber and Grab. Q: May I know how you got the idea to start Oway Ride […]

First Uber like service, Oway Ride, launches in Myanmar

Oway, the fastest growing travel company in Myanmar, has launched car on-demand service Oway Ride in Yangon. With the slogan “Your personal driver awaits” users can order the car service in Yangon “within seconds” via the Oway Ride app. The free, user-friendly mobile app is available in English and Burmese on Google Play. It will […]

United Amara frets bank run as owner’s father blacklisted

United Amara Bank has moved to head off a potential bank run after U Aung Thaung, father of its majority owner U Nay Aung, was placed on the US blacklist. U Aung Thaung is a former Minister of Industry and a sitting member of parliament. The United States Treasury placed him on its blacklist on […]