(Reuters) Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Most infectious at the start Studies show people with the coronavirus are most infectious just at the point when they first begin to feel unwell, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said on Tuesday. Dr. Mike Ryan, WHO’s top emergencies expert, said...
The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry announced that registering for QR Pass, aimed to provide easier transportation during the stay-at-home period, is now stopped on October 12.  The UMFCCI launched the QR Pass on the morning of September 25, which allows employees of the businesses,...
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...
"Fix the money, fix Myanmar" This is the slogan of Myanmar Dollar-MYD, the newly emerged cryptocurrency, which is intended to counter the junta’s grip on Myanmar Kyat. This is one of the facets of the revolution against the coup. Unlike A-May Suu Token, a crypto token that emerged after the...
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...
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...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Nearly three in four (72 percent) of Myanmar consumers have expressed a clear interest in adopting contactless card payments, according to the Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes Study. The study was conducted by ENGINE insights on behalf of Visa in August 2019 across Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, the...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Written by Linn Thit Asia Green Development Bank - AGD has launched an application called AGD Go on June 3 in a bid to transform its services to digital aiming to reduce crowd in its branches. The new app will enable users to deposit or withdraw cash into and...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) introduced the card payment service called Yangon Payment Service (YPS) on some of its bus lines such as 43, 96, 12, 14, 25, 30, 38, 62, 72, 87, 88 and 89 on July 21. Around 500 buses are now accepting card payment. Between...
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...