Yoma Car Share offers easy car rental service

Renting a car either for a short drive or long-term has never been easier with Yoma Fleet’s Yoma Car Share daily vehicle rental service. With just a few clicks and online registration including a photo of the front and back of your driver’s licence, you can “reserve, drive, and return” your car. Yoma Car Share, […]

Testing out electronic pension delivery in Myanmar

When delivering pensions to Myanmar’s remote villages, you might assume the only option is for an official to hand over the cash to each older man and woman in person. Surely these older people do not have access to the technology or bank accounts needed to send cash electronically, right? Well, that’s not the reality. […]

Shaw Brothers Pictures to take major scenes of Line Walker-2 in Yangon

Shaw Brothers Pictures International Ltd. is reported to take major scenes of Line Walker-2, a sequel to their very successful Line Walker movie, in Yangon soon. A coordination meeting to shoot the movie was held at Ministry of Information in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon where Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint delivered an […]

Yangon’s future prompts expert call to action

There is no question development is arriving in Myanmar’s largest metropolis. The swift pace of change has already begun reshaping Yangon, and the city is teeming with more people and buildings than ever before. Urban areas are bursting at the seams from this influx, which shows few signs of slowing down. Questions swirl as to […]

Anti-smuggling teams to watch Yangon airport

The Ministry of Commerce’s mobile enforcement teams will include Yangon International Airport in their air and sea port investigations set to start on July 2, according to ministry officials. With much of Myanmar’s cross-border commerce thought to be carried out illegally, the teams will target tax evasion and promote legalised trade, which has grown to […]

Property prices skyrocket due to speculation and laundering

The most widely heard analysis is that Myanmar’s real estate and property market has been gradually rising based on two genuine factors. One is the growing demand for housing due to ever increasing population in urban areas and the other is the government’s urban expansion and development of low-cost housing projects. This generally ignores another […]