Coconuts Yangon Tech

Like much else in Myanmar, tech is a fast-changing industry. Economic reforms, including the entrance of two foreign telecommunications firms in 2014, have given way to a spirit of innovation coinciding with widespread internet access. The tech hub Phandeeyar makes the news every every couple of months after it helps launch a new app, whether it be about local restaurants or Burmese slang. Like in many parts of the world, debate and discussion about gender often arise within the Myanmar tech world, hopefully resulting in a more equitable distribution of the fruits of the country’s tech boom.

Telenor exits Myanmar 5 months after military coup

Norwegian telecommunications operator Telenor sold its operations in Myanmar for US$105 million to Lebanese investment group M1, the company announced in a statement online.  Telenor also stated that all of its operations and services will continue...

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