The Myanmar Times
Monday, 22 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Yangon Angels could give start-ups wings

The Yangon Angels – investors and entrepreneurs that make up a new, informal funding network based out of Myanmar’s most populous city – refuse to be “Yes” men.

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Yangon developer group hosts intro to new language

Yangon's Google Developer Group (GDG) and the Myanmar Computer Federation hosted a half-day event December 20th that introduced techies to a new way of programming – one that should help them clean up their code.

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All Greek no more – Google adds Myanmar

In an historic move, Google Translate has added “Burmese” to its portfolio, enabling the easy online translation of Myanmar language into other tongues and back.

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New app store to bridge payment gap

Yangon tech company Technomation will launch a new app store that prioritises resolving big payment problems for apps developers.

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Yangon network not complete, says exec

Telenor’s network in Yangon is not complete enough, Telenor Group president and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas said at an informal press briefing December 2.

 

 

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Pasteur Institute cements local ties

French Minister of State for Development and Francophony Annick Girardin stopped by the National Health Laboratory (NHL) last week to tour the facility and “formalise” a Myanmar Ministry of Health-signed funding agreement for two initiatives with the Pasteur Institute.

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Telenor absorbs commercial top-up tax

Telenor absorbs commercial top-up tax Telenor has been subsididing a 5 percent commercial tax on telecoms since its launch, says Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg.

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Light House shines on in Nay Pyi Taw

Telenor Myanmar has opened the doors of its first community information centre (CIC) in Nay Pyi Taw’s Lewe township, the company announced on November 20.

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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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