One in five children in Myanmar go to work instead of school – census

One in five children aged 10 to 17 in Myanmar go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published on Monday. The Occupation and Industry report – part of Myanmar’s 2014 census – shows about 1.7 million children between 10 and 17 years of age are working. “Today, […]

Qatari telco sets sights on 3G

The firm was one of two successful applicants alongside Norway’s Telenor for Myanmar mobile licences in June, catching attention with plans to invest US$15 billion over the first 15 years of domestic operations. Ooredoo expects to review and receive the actual licence later this year and put up a $200 million performance bond after the […]