Boeing to provide 737s to Air Mandalay; Jalux, Mitsubishi to run Mandalay airport; Amara Bank introduces new scheme after blacklist scare ; Singapore now Burma’s top investor (or is it USA?); Demurrage fees to increase at Burmese ports;
Rangoon traffic police have announced that they charged 12,000 drivers for traffic violations in just one week. Fines for breaking traffic rules generally incurred a 1,500 kyat (US$1.50) fine, police authorities said.
One hundred and thirty firms from 22 different countries will exhibit a range of services and products at Burma’s inaugural oil and gas trade fair, which is to be held at the Myanmar Convention Centre on 15– 17 October.
Rangoon Region Border Affairs and Security Ministry said it has beefed up security in the wake of a declaration by Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri that the terror network expand its jihad to India, Bangladesh and Burma.