Visa on arrival for Indians visiting Myanmar

Indians wishing to travel to Myanmar will soon be able to do so without applying for a visa beforehand. Starting August 8, the Myanmar government is set to provide visa on arrival facility, suspending the special land entry permission which was formerly required for visitors entering the country via land routes. The Myanmar government decided […]

Myanmar turns attention to Asian travellers as European markets decline

With Asian markets dominating in the face of declining European arrivals, Myanmar tourism players are shifting their focus to intra-regional travellers. The Asian market accounted for 70 per cent of international arrivals to Myanmar in 2017. Growth in the market is led by Vietnamese visitors, with a 75 per cent year-on-year increase at Yangon International […]

SC Auto to Set up $30m Bus Factory in Myanmar

Bus manufacturer SC Auto announced yesterday it is setting up a $30 million facility in Yangon, Myanmar, with support from International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, as it seeks further growth for its business. The 16,000 sq m facility, slated to begin production in the fourth quarter of next year, will enable SC Auto to increase its […]