Old mindsets could impede Myanmar’s progress

Like most residents of Yangon, Hlaing Tint, a 37-year-old assistant lecturer, rides the bus daily. In this old capital of Myanmar, on the cusp of a new era, buses are usually crowded during rush hours, more so around the bus door. Yangonites love to stay close to the door for an easy exit, even though […]

Institute seeks to encourage Silicon Valley-type start-ups in Myanmar

The Parkroyal Hotel conference room was abuzz with discussion on the weekend about how Myanmar tech company developers could help create conditions for a “Silicon Valley” in their country. Ravi Chhabra, a director of the Founder Institute who spoke at the event, “Bringing Silicon Valley to Yangon,” run by the institute on October 4, said […]