Yangon Airways to rename as Air Thanlwin from Oct 1

Yangon Airways will be renamed as Air Thanlwin starting from October 1, said Deputy Director General Ye Htut Aung from Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). “The flight tickets are selling under the name of Yangon Airways currently and the new airline name “Air Thanlwin” may be printed on the flight tickets from October 1. “The […]

Govt Crackdown on Imported Alcohol Intensifies, to Concern of Retailers

YANGON — In the past week, the Ministry of Commerce has intensified its crackdown on what it deems illegally imported alcohol, sparking further unrest among retailers, including Myanmar’s biggest supermarket chain City Mart. Most retailers have now stopped sales of foreign booze out of fear for being raided, leading to a shortfall of liquor supplies […]