Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:26
MIH unveils Myanmar’s fastest fibre-optic Internet
Service provider Myanmar Information Highway (MIH) has introduced the country’s fastest fibre-optic Internet broadband for business, with 100-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network capacity, covering 23 townships and major buildings in Yangon.
Managing director Sunti Medhavikul said communication infrastructure was one of the keys to businesses success in the digital era.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:25
Urgent : Dozens of inmates escape in Myanmar jail break
Yangon - Myanmar police are hunting dozens of escaped inmates who hijacked a delivery truck and smashed through the gates of their jail in a daring prison break on Sunday, officials said.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Sang to defend One middleweight title in One Yangon
Yangon - ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the main event for ONE: PURSUIT OF GREATNESS, set for Friday, 26 October, at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:26
UN in Myanmar calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists
Yangon - Two Reuters reporters jailed Monday by a Yangon court for seven years for breaching a draconian state secrets law should be released, the UN's office in Myanmar said.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:18
Reuters denounces 'false charges' by Myanmar designed to 'intimidate' press
Yangon - Reuters on Monday hit out at the jailing of two of their reporters for seven years for an alleged breach of Myanmar's Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 12:15
Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
Yangon - Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, drawing outrage over the attack on media freedom and calls for their immediate release.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Huawei showcases digital trends
HUAWEI Technologies Co is showcasing its digital transformation practices in Myanmar at an information and communications technology gathering hosted by the Chinese giant in Yangon.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:25
Thonburi Healthcare Group’s Yangon hospital venture set to open next month
Ar Yu International Hospital in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, will commence operation by the end of August, Thonburi Healthcare Group (THG) chairman Boon Vanasin said on Tuesday.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
Commercial Bank inaugurates micro-finance firm in Myanmar
THE COMMERCIAL Bank of Ceylon has opened a microfinance company as its second subsidiary in Myanmar, two years after opening a Representative Office in Yangon that offers advisory services, banking, funds transfer and encashment services to Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi businesses operating in the country.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
Hantharwady airport project back on track for 2019 ground-breaking
Hantharwady International Airport's long-delayed construction work is expected to take off next year if the Japanese government endorses the detailed financing plan in September, according to a Myanmar aviation official.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
Ananda ramps up Myanmar expansion
ANANDA, Myanmar’s first high-speed data-only provider, plans to intensify its rollout of its 4G+ network in major cities including Yangon and Mandalay, said Alan Sinfield, the firm’s new chief executive.
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
Record revenue boosts FMI’s faith in strategy
FIRST Myanmar Investment Group (FMI), one of the five companies listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange, says it will keep investing in four key sectors - financial services, healthcare, real estate and tourism - after posting record-high revenue for fiscal 2018.
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.