More than 200 people came to participate in a StartUp Challenge hosted by downtown innovation lab Phandeeyar on November 14, with entrepreneurs looking to launch businesses in e-commerce, mobile and more.
Deserted by Chinese buyers, the gems market in Kachin State is struggling. As prices fall, traders are seeking government permission to reach out to international buyers, sources said.
After decades of sectarian conflict and isolation, landlocked Kayin State in southern Myanmar is changing. Many of the resources that sustained years of conflict have been used up, forests cut down and roads built.