India’s visa-free policy lures Myanmar tourists

Myanmar travellers to India increased by more than 10 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, apparently boosted by India’s new visa-free policy for all Myanmar visitors starting in September 2017. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the free visas for all Myanmar citizens during a visit to Myanmar last September 6. “More than 10pc growth […]

India to hand over 18th locomotive

India will hand over the last of 18 locomotives procured under an Indian line of credit in Nay Pyi Taw today, according to the Indian embassy in Yangon. Mr Rajen Gohain, the visiting Indian minister of State Railways, will give the locomotives to U Thant Sin Maung, minister of Transport and Communications of Myanmar, at […]

India to upgrade bridges on trilateral highway in Myanmar

Road transportation between India and Myanmar got a boost on Wednesday when the Indian cabinet approved the construction of 69 bridges including approach roads on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa (TKK) road section of the trilateral highway in Myanmar. The strategic link between India and Myanmar, built with assistance of India, facilitates trans-border movement between India and Myanmar. […]

Well known Indian Bawarchi Restaurant open outlet in Yangon

New Delhi – Bawarchi, a renowned and award winning chain of Indian restaurant in Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok has announced a grandeur opening of its new outlet at Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The restaurant is well equipped within the city for a favorable dining experience and offers authentic Indian cuisine from Bangkok’s most renowned restaurant […]

Mandalay, Imphal flight launch delayed

The launch of a planned air route between Mandalay and Imphal in northern India has been delayed while logistical details are finalised with Indian authorities, a Golden Myanmar Airlines official said last week. Managing director U Aung Gyi said the twice-a-week service was originally due to launch on June 27. Golden Myanmar is offering the […]