Vehicle importers quiet on missing parts, says deputy minister

A conspiracy of silence seems to surround the issue of parts allegedly stolen from imported vehicles at Yangon ports, parliament heard on July 13. That was the conclusion reached by Magwe Region MP U Hla Swe, who claimed stolen parts, including TVs, CD players, spare wheels and floor mats, were being pilfered at the ports […]

Deadline set for Myanmar’s timber exports

The Forest Department of Myanmar has recently announced a deadline for raw log exports through Yangon ports. The deadline is midnight on March 31, according to the department. It will allow timber to be loaded onto ships docked at Yangon ports until that time. As of April 1, the government will only allow the export […]