Ministry to Tap MICE Tourism Through New Website

In an attempt to grow tourism to Naypyitaw, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will launch a promotional website, an official from the ministry told Myanmar Business Today. The website, being developed by local IT firm, will promote the attractions of Myanmar’s new capital, especially promoting the city as a centre for MICE (Meeting, […]

Website launched for SMEs to access foreign markets

A new website ‘’’’ has been launched to provide local small- and medium-sized enterprises access to regional and international corporations. “The SME owners can express their needs on the website, for example: capital, technology or investors. In this way they can seek a partnership. The website is free of charge,” said an official at the […]

Institute seeks to encourage Silicon Valley-type start-ups in Myanmar

The Parkroyal Hotel conference room was abuzz with discussion on the weekend about how Myanmar tech company developers could help create conditions for a “Silicon Valley” in their country. Ravi Chhabra, a director of the Founder Institute who spoke at the event, “Bringing Silicon Valley to Yangon,” run by the institute on October 4, said […]

Internet connection: Corporate website index released

Corporate websites provide a window to examine business practices, but their quality is still a mixed bag in Myanmar, according to a report by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB). KBZ Bank and Max Myanmar came out on top of a rankings list that looks at the amount of information firms provide in key […]

Information on Responsible Business Practices Largely Absent: Survey

Most Burmese companies provide little to no information on whether they have policies on responsible business practices, a survey among 60 major firms has found, and almost half did not even have a website with general information about their activities. A report by the Myanmar Center for Responsible Business, released on Tuesday, surveyed how much […]

Tech Scene in Myanmar Hinges on Cellphone Grid

YANGON, Myanmar — Images of Steven P. Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg adorn the walls of Myo Myint Kyaw’s creative digital agency. He says they inspire him. But he imagines neither man ever worked in an environment where Internet connections were so unreliable that a “file transfer” often involved delivering electronic documents across town by taxi. […]