The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 21 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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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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