Motorbikes for Yangon

Despite being the commercial center in the largest country in South East Asia, Yangon is a strange city for one main reason. It is the only city on the continent not to allow motorbikes. In Vietnam pedestrians in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh compete with pavement space with 100 CC Hondas and Yamahas, and in […]

Myanmar Eases Travel Restrictions for Foreigners

Myanmar has revised travel restrictions for foreign visitors, removing some areas in four states and two regions from the restricted-area list and adding a number of new ones, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The places in Mon State where travel ban has been lifted are Kaylartha Taung, Kyaukpi Pagoda, Kyauktakhar Pagoda, Myatabeik […]

French Embassy in Myanmar to Issue Short-term Swiss Visas

The Embassy of France in Yangon will represent Switzerland in terms of issuing short-stay visas to Switzerland, the Embassy of Switzerland in Myanmar said. The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France recently concluded an agreement where the French embassy in Yangon will represent Switzerland in issuing […]