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Telenor Myanmar Limited has changed its name to Atom Myanmar Limited starting from 30 May 2022, according to the company's announcement. "The change of the company name is to reflect the post-transaction situation," the company said, "with this change, ATOM MYANMAR LIMITED will keep up the strength of our capabilities...
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...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် “If a problem arises, protect your valuable assets first,” says Mr. Christoph Vavrik, Managing Director of Myanmar Carlsberg, during an interview with Myanmar Business Today. “The most important asset in a company is not necessarily a brand or exploration rights for an oil company or real estate....
M1 Group announced that the Myanmar Investment Commission has approved Telenor Group’s application for the sale of Telenor Myanmar to Investcom PTE Ltd., an M1 Group affiliate. M1 Group said that it will be working with Telenor Group and all stakeholders to ensure continuity, stability, and reliability for all Telenor...
The Central Bank of Myanmar issued a letter to the Authorized Dealer (AD) license holding bank containing a list of entities and individuals exempted from the controversial foreign currency conversion requirement. The Central Bank of Myanmar on April 3 issued a notification requiring all foreign earnings to be converted into...
After the Central Bank of Myanmar has tightened the dollar exchange rate to between 0.5% of its reference rate by an order issued on November 9,  the dollar rate against Myanmar Kyat has dropped to MMK 1,778 per dollar today. Following the order, there were more buyers than sellers in...
Despite challenges in the telecom sector and internet shutdown, Ooredoo Myanmar says that the revenue in 2021 grew by 8% compared to 2020. "During 2021, COVID and directed shutdown of internet services did have impacts on Ooredoo Myanmar’s revenue but in the last quarter of the year, revenue did recover,"...
Yangon Gold Enterpreneur Association (YGEA) is working on innitiating Paper Gold scheme, which allows people to trade gold using the gold certificate issued by the banks. Under the paper gold system, gold is deposited at the banks as assets, for which the banks issue certificate equivalent to the deposited gold....
KBZ bank announced that its customers can now withdraw cash from their personal bank without any withdrawal amount limitation, but it only applies to the cash newly deposited into the bank account, not to the previously deposited remaining balance in the bank account. The KBZ bank announced it on Facebook...
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,...