Myanmar’s online liberation

On a blazing Sunday afternoon, on the outskirts of Myanmar’s financial capital,thousands of people made their way to a football field, filling up the streets and almost bringing traffic to a standstill. Mostly wearing red shirts that they paired with longyis (traditional Myanmar attire), they eagerly waited for the arrival of the National League of […]

Google Translate adds Myanmar to list of languages

Google Translate has just added 10 more languages including Myanmar to allow internet users to translate text on websites into their own language. In a press release on December 11, Google Translate said they were adding 10 languages to Translate, bringing the total number of supported languages to 90. “Myanmar language has been in the […]

Rocket’s Carmudi rides on Myanmar’s Internet growth potential

Rocket Internet’s car classifieds site is firmly camped in Myanmar, despite it having one of the world’s lowest Internet penetration rates. Even though Myanmar has the world’s second lowest Internet penetration rate, Rocket Internet still believes in the potential of a site advertising cars there. Carmudi, its free car classifieds site, has been running in […]