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Prudential Myanmar Life Insurance Limited (Prudential Myanmar) has introduced PRUHealth, a health insurance to combine financial protection, illness prevention, and wellness improvement. PRUHealth also offers additional insurance coverage to safeguard customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. “PRUHealth is the first health insurance solution of its type in Myanmar and is designed...
The skyrocketing gold price in Myanmar today has dropped by around K200,000 per tical within hours after reaching over MMK2.2 million in the morning before dropping to K2 million in the afternoon before the local gold market is closed. A tical of gold is equivalent to 16.32 grams or...
Norwegian telecom firm Telenor issued an announcement today on September 15 hinting at the deployment of surveillance tech in Myanmar by saying that its continued presence would require Telenor Myanmar to activate intercept equipment for the use of Myanmar authorities. "Having worked actively to avoid activation of intercept equipment, Telenor...
The Central Bank of Myanmar has auctioned USD 15 million in a day for the first time in September at the rate of MMK 1,750 per dollar while the rate in the informal market was at MMK1,900-2,000 per dollar. The dollar rate against Myanmar Kyat keeps breaking records since March,...
A group of seven robbers robbed the AYA Bank’s cash carrier van on the old Yangon-Mandalay highway between Lat Pan Won Village and Thar Yar Aye Village in Inndagaw Township, Bago Region around 2 p.m. on September 13. Although local media reported that the robbers got away with money as...
The local gold price when the market closed on Friday, September 10, was at K1.91 million per tical compared to K1.855 million on September 13 representing around a K50,000 drop over the weekends. (tical= 16.3 g) Global gold price is USD $1,789 per ounce on September 13. The local gold price...
The M1 Group, which bought Telenor Myanmar's business operation in July, said that it has no contact with the Military. Telenor group sold 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group for a total consideration of 105 million USD, of which 55 million USD is a deferred payment over five...
Germany-based international wholesale company METRO has announced that it will cease its foodservice distribution business in Myanmar due to the volatile investment and business environment in the Southeast Asian country, which is expected to continue for some time. "We made this decision with regret because we started 2019 with positive...
The Central Bank of Myanmar sold $2.5 million on August 12, which is the fifth time it auctioned dollars in the first two weeks of August. With this auction, the total amount of dollars, that the Central Bank of Myanmar has sold, now totals $13 million in August alone. The...
Japanese drinks giants Kirin Holdings booked an impairment loss of over 21.4 billion yen ($193 million) in the six months through June on account of its beer production businesses in Myanmar. But it is not planning to exist in Myanmar, Reuters reported quoting senior executive officer Toru Yoshimura from Kirin,...