Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to be upgraded in pilot project

Yangon Region government is to call on private industry to fund an upgrade of Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to serve as a pilot project for the nation. Hlaing Tharyar, the country’s biggest industrial zone, suffers a litany of problems, including inadequate electricity, poor roads and ageing infrastructure. U Khin Maung Oo, general secretary of Hlaing Tharyar […]

Surfing internet via smart phones , patrons logoff Yangon’s internet cafes

The boom in mobile phones is echoing in the empty spaces of Yangon’s internet cafes, owners say. “Internet users are decreasing at our internet cafe since MPT [Myanma Posts and Telecommunications] released K1500 SIM cards,” said an official at 8 Mile internet cafe. As a result, he said, most of his patrons are gamers. Those […]