Entrepreneurs and investors: Three ways to make a pile of money in Burma (Myanmar)

Have you ever walked into a restaurant and seen a table full of people staring at their phones instead of talking to the real live human beings across from them? That used to never happen in Yangon, Burma … simply because no one had mobile phones. It was actually pretty nice being able to talk […]

Korean handsets differ in pricing

Two South Korean handset makers will be debuting models in the next few days aimed at different pricing points. Samsung will bring in its Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on April 10, while LG will begin distributing its LG Aka phone on April 9. Huawei is the handset maker with the largest […]

HTC Sets Out Stall in Myanmar’s Telecoms Market

Electronics firm HTC, which was co-founded by Burmese-born entrepreneur Peter Chou, is confident that Burma’s the telecoms sector will begin to grow at a rapid pace next year. The Mandalay-born Chou co-founded the company in Taiwan in 1997 and is now CEO of HTC, one of the world’s leading makers of smartphones and tablets. He […]