Yangon’s New Water Bus Lets Commuters Sail Around Gridlock

YANGON — Residents of Yangon who are fed up with increasingly heavy road traffic can now take to the city’s iconic river for a more comfortable commute. A recently launched water bus system is expected to reduce the city’s congestion, though tourists appear to be the main beneficiaries so far. Since ancient times, the Yangon […]

Yangon Water Bus adds catamaran, commits to continue upgrading services

A catamaran boat will join the Yangon Water Bus fleet after arriving in Myanmar in November, according to an October 21 posting to the social media page of the service. The water-bus service has two services, one in which the boat stops at every jetty and the other in which the water buses go directly […]

Yangon water bus services to be solved within one month: Chief Minister

Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein says it will fix the problems with the Yangon waterbus services within one month. “The most crucial point is to ensure the safety of people and fair transport cost. This is our first step,” said Phyo Min Thein. The current ticket fare for a single route is Ks300. […]

Yangon water bus biodiesel plan to support farmers

An Australian agricultural company will give support for growing plants which can be used in biodiesel production within two years. This was the message from Tint Tint Lwin of Tint Tint Myanmar Co as he spoke at the opening ceremony of Yangon Water Bus service held on October 6. She said the biodiesel producing crops […]

Yangon Water Bus Operational Soon

As the launch day for Yangon’s first ever water taxiing services draw near, Tint Tint Myanmar scrambles to get everything ready. According to chairperson Tint Tint Lwin, everything is good to go except a couple of jetties. “It is Water Bus launch day soon and there are difficulties in two or three jetties but the […]

Yangon Water Bus to have 20,000 Passengers When Operation Starts

Yangon Water Bus will have about 20,000 passengers a day when it is launched, and in 2019 or 2020 the annual number could reach 24 million to 30 million, said Tint Tint Lwin, chairperson of Tin Tint Myanmar Co, which will implement the project. “About 20,000 people are estimated to ride a water bus this […]

Interview with a female Myanmar entrepreneur – Daw Tint Tint Lwin

In honor of “Women’s Week-Myanmar”. The following is the full text from an interview with Daw Tint Tint Lwin, Honorary Chief Consul of Hungary and Chairman of Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies, in honour of International Women’s Day which falls on 8th March 2017. Interviewer = Let me know your educational attainments and how […]