Myanmar Construction Sector ‘a Natural Market for Singapore’ – Surbana Jurong CEO

The construction and engineering sectors in Myanmar “can progress at a much faster rate” than its regional neighbours like Vietnam because it has British building standards and codes, the head of a major urban development con­sultancy has said. Wong Heang Fine, group CEO at Singapore-based Surbana Jurong, said a shared legacy of British rule means, […]

Ooredoo Selects GoSwiff as Mobile Payments Partner

Qatari mobile carrier Ooredoo said it has selected GoSwiff, a Singaporean mobile payments and marketing solutions provider, as its partner for the implementation of its international mPOS (mobile point of sale) platform. The partnership will cover nine markets – Myanmar, Algeria, Indonesia, Iraq, Kuwait, Maldives, Oman, Qatar and Tunisia. The deal includes recruiting merchants to […]

Great Eastern pioneers SEA’s Life Insurance in Myanmar

YANGON: Great Eastern Life has set up its first representative office in Yangon, Myanmar. The Singapore-based insurance company is the first Southeast Asian life insurer to grant the permit for establishing a representative office by the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration of Myanmar. “These are extraordinary times for Myanmar, as the country’s economy continues […]