YRTA Pushes Back Clunker Trade-In Deadline After Concerns Raised by Bus Owners, Passengers

Owners of Yangon Bus Service (YBS) busses more than 22 years old now have un­til June 20 to trade their clunkers in for govern­ment issued import slips which can be used to im­port newer vehicles, the Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) has an­nounced. The government ini­tially gave owners until the end or April to con­sign […]

Tenders to install new bus stops in Yangon this month (Nov 2016)

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list THE YANGON Region Transport Authority (YRTA) will invite tenders to implement the first stage of the project to install 250 new bus stops across Yangon this month, its spokesperson said. Dr Maung Aung, secretary of the YRTA, said officials will announce its tender invitation to build modern public […]

Comprehensive Auto Insurance Still a Hard Sell

  Approximately 20 percent of vehicle owners have bought a comprehensive coverage insurance policy despite the rising number of motor vehicles used for transportation. According to the state-run insurer Myanmar Insurance Enterprise (MIE), the number of vehicles users are increasing day by day, but only a few have purchased full coverage so far due to […]