The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 20 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Ooredoo near to covering all of Yangon

Ooredoo's coverage now extends to 95 percent of Yangon city, Ooredoo Myanmar CEO Ross Cormack announced at a press conference on October 29.

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Geek girls to tackle tech gender gap

Myanmar’s women in tech face challenges with access and resources, but one new group is setting out to hack the system.

 

 

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PCs live on in Myanmar

An overwhelming majority of skilled workers in Myanmar aged 18 and older still use PCs to access the internet, a recent survey from the online jobs platform work.com.mm finds.

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Telenor pushes back its Yangon launch

Yangon's mobile users will have to wait another 6 to 10 days to sign up with Telenor.

 

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