The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated that some 1.6 million jobs were lost in Myanmar in 2021 with the military takeover compounding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the population impacted by the weakened labour market, women workers were hit most. Working hours are estimated to have decreased 18 per...
BENGALURU, June 3 (Reuters) - India's government has approved Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir for emergency use for five doses in treating COVID-19 patients. Remdesivir, which is administered intravenously in hospital, is the first drug to show improvement in COVID-19 patients in formal clinical trials and is at the...
Leader of Tatmadaw Information Team, Major General Zaw Min Tun confirmed during the press conference held on 19 May that mobile phone importers will require to registered International Mobile Equipment Identity-IMEI number of imported mobile phones. He added that this move is to prevent tax evasion on imported mobile phones...
Ooredoo Myanmar announced that it is continuing to support the Tech Age Girls (TAG) Myanmar Program in 2022-2023 with the goal of empowering young women via digital technology by bridging the digital gender divide. 220 girls will be participating in the TAG 2022-2023. Tech Age Girls (TAG) is a year-long...
Samsung Electronics Co.Ltd unveiled its foldable devices, Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy ZFold4, along with Galaxy Watch5 / Pro and Galaxy Buds2 Pro, at its August 10th “Unfold Your World” Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event. Users in Myanmar can now pre-order newly released foldable at Samsung Myanmar period from August 11th...
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd held its Galaxy A Event on March 17, 2022, where the latest Galaxy Innovations for the brand’s most popular smartphone category were unveiled. Samsung Maynmar is now accepting pre-orders for the latest Galaxy A53 5G smartphone starting from March 18 to 27 with a bundle of...
By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi and Simon Jessop ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - As stock markets roar back from the coronavirus-led rout, advisers to the world's wealthy are urging them to hold more gold, questioning the strength of the rally and the long-term impact of global central banks' cash splurge. Before the COVID-19 pandemic,...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday rolled out a drug approved to treat patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, its state financial backer said, as the number of infections there surpassed half a million. The first deliveries of the new antiviral drug, registered under the name Avifavir, were made to...
The emergence of the Myanmar Centre Project Yangon, the commercial capital of Myanmar, welcomed a 100% foreign direct investment from Vietnam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Myanmar in the form of the Myanmar Centre Project which began to take shape in 2013. With the aim of giving a quality retail shopping...
By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI, May 22 (Reuters) - The latest U.S. government action against China's Huawei takes direct aim at the company's HiSilicon chip division -- a business that in a few short years has become central to China's ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools...