The Myanmar Times
Monday, 24 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Thrusters on for a national satellite

The Union Government of Myanmar is prioritising putting a national satellite into orbit, according to government representatives at a recent conference.

 

 

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‘Starting up in Myanmar’: It’s hard but it’s happening

A new guide outlines challenges fledgling businesses face trying to take off

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SuleTech, a new community centre and office space, brings the future downtown

Only a handful of buildings in Yangon are taller than MAC Tower. Its 11-storey stature affords a fresh perspective of the downtown proper, including Sule Pagoda – a landmark that lends its name to a new office and community and co-working space called “SuleTech” coming to MAC Tower’s top floor.

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Fiber connection freeze from leading ISPs

Two of Myanmar’s largest internet service providers have stopped accepting applications for fiber service in order to expand on internet bandwidth.

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Shopping 2.0: Myanmar heads to the web

In Myanmar, online shopping isn't simple – but that hasn’t stopped people from taking their business to online stores.

 

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Translation marathon to aid young peoples’ financial literacy

For the third time in Myanmar, volunteers will race the clock to translate the maximum number of educational videos they can into Myanmar language. Ooredoo and Khan Academy Burmese Translation (KABT) are putting on another Translate-a-Thon, supported by MasterCard, the telco announced November 4.

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Entrepreneurship week aims to get businesses going

Startup incubator Project Hub Yangon is hosting Myanmar’s third Global Entrepreneurship Week, which from November 15-23 will urge people in Yangon, Taunggyi and Mandalay to get down to business.

 

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Telenor teams up with Opera in data duet

Telenor Myanmar has teamed with Norway-based software company Opera to help customers surf the web more cheaply, the telco announced November 1.

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Three's a crowd

Telenor has liftoff in Yangon.

 

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Spark of knowledge starts with Wikipedia

The people actively building Wikipedia’s Myanmar language site have a joke. Each time a celebrity dies, a Myanmar Wikipedia page is born.

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