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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...
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...
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,...
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...
A Yangon based Korean garment factory, Yangon Pan-Pacific International Co., Ltd (YPI), announced today that it will be hiring 600 new workers while many factories and firms are struggling to keep employees. The factory said that it is hiring new staff as it is planning to expand new product lines....
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...
Chairman of the State Administration Council, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who overthrew the civilian government on 1 February 2021, said that Nay Pyi Taw will be shaped like green, clean and smart city. The state-owned Global New Light of Myanmar quoted Min Aung Hlaing to be saying that "many...
Telenor Group has announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group for a total consideration of 105 million USD (approximately 900 million NOK), of which 55 million USD (approximately 470 million NOK) is a deferred payment over five years. The...
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...
By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - U.S. financial regulators, banks and their investors will get their first glimpse into the health of the nation's banking system as it confronts soaring corporate and consumer defaults in the economic crisis sparked by the novel coronavirus. And no-one, including the U.S. Federal...