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Rise in consumer spending drives City Mart’s digital transformation

THANKS TO THE significant rise in Myanmar’s consumer spending last year, City Mart Holdings Limited (CMHL), the nation’s top retailer, has embarked on virtualising its digital infrastructure in cooperation with VMware Inc, a global enterprise software provider. Arnel Redondo Reyes, head of information technology at CMHL, said at a press conference on Thursday that the […]

Tachilek on an e-Visa

Chiang Rai, 17 January 2017: Travel to the Mekong Region is often called the ‘last frontier,” but with a littler effort the frontier hassles can be rolled back for the determined traveller. A phrase coined to conjure up the mystique of travel ironically identifies the major snag for travellers to the Greater Mekong Sub-region; frontiers. […]

Vietnam’s Viettel Nears Deal to Invest $800M in Yatanaporn Teleport

HANOI/YANGON — Vietnam’s Viettel Global and Myanmar’s state-backed Yatanarpon Teleport are awaiting approval for an investment of at least US $800 million to build Yatanarpon’s telecoms infrastructure, officials from both companies said on Friday. Myanmar—where communications were tightly controlled by the former military junta—is one of the world’s last telecoms frontiers, with just a small […]