Uncertainty on the Waterfront

In recent years, downtown Yangon has become a cool place to hang out, its history written on the walls of its picturesque old buildings, its streets filled with hipster cafes and trendy boutiques. Photographers often turn this area into their sets, posing models on trishaws against the backdrop of the Yangon River at sunset. Some […]

Yangon river cruise ships flounder after losing bid for jetty

Yangon cruise liner, the RV King Whale has ceased operations after failing to obtain a separate jetty for its cruise ship as well as increasing expenditure and a dearth of passengers. “All we wanted was a favour from the government to get a separate jetty for river cruise liners without having to share with cargo […]