Myanmar strives for more reforms to boost tourism

Despite the decline in tourist arrivals last year, Myanmar aims to rebound its tourism growth by undertaking reforms to improve both domestic and international travels, says a tourism boss. Tint Thwin, director general at the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism, said in an interview the government now focuses on easing of some restrictions and creating […]

UK Outsources Handling of Myanmar Visa Applications

The British Embassy in Yangon has transferred its task of handling visa applications to an Indian outsourcing firm VFS Global, which will handle the process from a new Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Yangon. The British Embassy said in a statement that the new visa application centre, which started operations on June 15, will make […]

Another Thilawa SEZ’s One Stop Services Center to open

Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Limited is planning to launch an additional “One Stop Services Centre” in Thilawa Special Economic Zone in the middle of next year, according to the vice president of the company. One Stop Services Centre provides services such as setting up a company, visa application, labour registration and services for export and […]