Myanmar’s first electronic bill payment solution launched

2C2P a leading Southeast Asian (SEA) payment services provider, and Myanmar Payment Union (MPU), the national payment network of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, have launched Myanmar’s first electronic bill payment solution, easyBills according to a media release on 9 June. 2C2P and MPU are providing a non-cash payment option for prepaid phone […]

Chennai set to retrace old Myanmar business route

CHENNAI: The Union shipping ministry is likely to launch a cargo ferry service soon between Chennai and Yangon (Myanmar). Official sources said the service will open a sea route to largely land-based trade that is already worth billions of dollars. For Tamil Nadu, however, the opening of a sea route will re-establish economic ties that […]

Yangon office rates highest in SEA

As Myanmar continues to open up Yangon’s office market continues to thrive to the extent where the city is now home to the most expensive office rental rates in Southeast Asia. In its latest market report, Colliers International Myanmar noted that Yangon’s office stock currently stands at 112,000 sqm, with more than 230,000 sqm of […]

Myanmar’s ASEAN chairmanship tested by China sea spat

Surging tensions in the South China Sea dominated a meeting of Southeast Asia’s regional bloc Saturday, presenting a challenging diplomatic debut for Myanmar as it hosts the talks for the first time.  Guards of honour line up as Asian leaders arrive at the international airport in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw to attend the ASEAN Summit on […]