• Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
    Greater consumer spending fuels digital shift of City Mart
    THANKS TO THE significant rise in Myanmar’s consumer spending last year, City Mart Holdings Limited (CMHL), the nation’s top retailer, has embarked on virtualising its digital infrastructure in cooperation with VMware Inc, a global enterprise software provider.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:30
    Myanmar worker killed in row with compatriots in Tak
    A Myanmar migrant worker was nearly decapitated in Tak on Wednesday night in an apparent quarrel with compatriots over a betel nut purchase.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:51
    Myanmar men charged with bringing meth across border
    Two Myanmar men were arrested in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district on Wednesday night allegedly carrying 30 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to do more to attract Korean investment
    MYANMAR needs to pick up the pace of economic reforms in order to attract more investment from South Korea, said a senior trade official who led a market research mission to Myanmar.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:39
    Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN
    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:04
    Myanmar man stabbed to death in Surat Thani
    Surat Thani police have launched a manhunt for a Myanmar migrant who allegedly stabbed his compatriot to death and injured another friend in Muang district on Monday night.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Call to boost financial literacy
    GIVEN THAT the majority of Myanmar people lack the knowledge to use digital payment platforms, all the players in the finance industry must work together to educate them so the nation can become a cashless society, according to Arturo Planell, country manager of Visa Myanmar.
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Local partners, greater mobile coverage spurs iflix in Myanmar
    Given increasing mobile penetration and a healthy appetite for amazing content, iflix, a global streaming service provider with presence in 27 nations across Asia, the Middle East and Africa, is experiencing strong growth in Myanmar, according to Adeana Greenlee, the firm’s head of Indochina.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding key focus of ACMECS leaders
    THE LEADERS of five countries in mainland Southeast Asia will today gather under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) to map out their five-year plan for development cooperation.
    politics
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    PM backs Myanmar efforts to tackle Rohingya crisis
    THAILAND has backed the Myanmar government’s efforts to solve the long-running problem relating to the Rohingya in Rakhine state.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Warm response seen to ‘Myanmar Insight’ in Bangkok 
    GIVEN the rising interest in Myanmar’s economy this year, nearly 500 Thai businesspeople are expected to gather at the Myanmar Insight 2018 to be held in Bangkok next month, according to Nattawin Phongsphetrarat, vice president of Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM).
    Economy
  • Sun, 10 Jun 2018 17:50
    Myanmar-Thai border bust nets 15-tonne
    A 15-TONNE batch of sodium cyanide that can be used to make millions of methamphetamine pills was seized and Chiang Rai man was arrested last week when a smuggling operation into Myanmar from Thailand was intercepted.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Myanmar tourist industry looks for quick turnaround 
    DESPITE Myanmar’s tourism business having stalled for more than a year due to religious conflicts in Rakhine State, the nation is making plans to help the industry rebound through accelerating reforms, according to Thet Lwin Toe, chairman of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association (UMTA).
    Tourism
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 11:29
    Facebook closes some accounts of Myanmar hard-liners
    Facebook has blacklisted a group of Myanmar Buddhist hardliners including monks notorious for bilious hate speech against Bengali Muslims, the company said on June 7, as it scrambles to show it is tackling inflammatory content.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:26
    Final call for migrant workers to register
    Labour Minister Pol General Adul Sangsingkeo has urged migrant workers from Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos to undergo nationality verification and official registration to work legally in Thailand before the One Stop Service (OSS) centres close on June 30.
    national
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