Price of higher-end vehicles fall after tax reduction

Some high-end cars are looking a little cheaper following a reduction in taxes on special goods under the new 2018 Union Tax Law, which was signed into legislation on March 20. Under the new law, the Special Goods Tax has been halved to 10 percent from 20pc last year. Falling under that category are cars […]

On the Bus with Linda McDowell- wife of first Canadian Ambassador

RANGOON— She’s one of the very few foreigners to brave Rangoon’s notorious buses. Crowded, often poorly maintained and difficult to navigate without strong Burmese language skills, the city’s buses draw only the most intrepid of expats. But Linda McDowell, the wife of the first Canadian ambassador to Burma, has nearly mastered the routes during the […]