Written by Rajan Acharya There was a  time in Myanmar around  2002 the internet was only available in selected major cities costing K 500-1500 for 1 hour the connection is normally slow and often interrupts.  Those painful days are in the past, now the internet is easily accessible through the...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population and Austria’s OeSD company is working together to sign an agreement under the government to government collaboration to implement the e-ID system, which is essential to e-government. As a prerequisite effort for the project, U Thein Swe, Union Minister of the...
Foreign direct investment inflow into Myanmar performs better than some of the neighboring countries, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor of Myanmar and Chairperson of National Committee for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Prevention, Control and Treatment.  “When it comes to foreign investment, our country’s FDI inflow performs better than...
By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO, May 19 (Reuters) - Sony Corp will turn its financial arm, Sony Financial Holdings Inc, into a wholly owned unit through a tender offer worth about 400 billion yen ($3.72 billion), the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant said on Tuesday. The deal will allow Sony to strengthen...
  Bringing in new investors Anthem Asia and DPI Energy Ventures, as well as prior investors TRIREC, Insitor Impact Asia Fund, Great Noble Ventures, and FORUM, the additional financing provides firepower for SolarHome, a pioneer in Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar for off-grid households in Myanmar, today announced the closing of its Series A-2...
In accordance with the instruction of the Yangon Regional Government, the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) will issue QR Pass for payroll processing in Yangon during the stay-at-home period so that the businesses, who are not allowed to operate during the stay-at-home period,...
2C2P, a payment platform, and KBZPay, the leading mobile wallet in Myanmar, have established a partnership to expand the digital payments network in Myanmar. The partnership will bring together 2C2P’s online payment systems and KBZPay’s mobile wallet technology to open up new possibilities for people in Myanmar to transact with...
by Ei Thandar Tun The Huawei Nova 7i, launched in Myanmar on March 6, will appeal to photo hobbyists and gamers alike. The AI-powered quad rear camera setup comprising a 48-megapixel main shooter, 8MP ultra wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens and 2MP bokeh lens makes it easy to take high-quality pictures...
Microsoft for Startups launches the Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative in the Asia Pacific to strengthen the region’s startup ecosystem. This follows the initiative’s success in India, where only 56 startups were selected to the Emerge X program from six states, which have over 15000+ startups. The Emerge X winners...
Yoma Bank and Mastercard, on June 18, signed an MoU that will enable the bank to substantially expand its digital offerings and accelerate the advancement of Myanmar’s digital economy.  The E-commerce industry, still at the nascent stage, is booming amid the pandemic as users turned to online shops and delivery...