National Feb 26, 2018

Myanmar taps Japanese ODA to upgrade Yangon's circular railway

Myanmar has begun upgrading the six-decade-old railway loop in its former capital Yangon with official development assistance from Japan. Tokyo will provide $207 million for the $301 million project, which is designed to shorten the round-trip travel time to two hours from three. More commuters ...

National May 30, 2014

Tokyo panel to boost transport system links

by Masaaki Kameda

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government set up a panel Friday to come up with a plan to improve coordination among the capital's train, bus and subway systems. "(Tokyo) has a highly condensed and safe transportation system, unlike any other in the world. But each transportation mode, ...