MIH Launches the Fastest Fiber-optic Internet Broadband for Businesses

Yangon, Myanmar — Myanmar Information Highway (MIH) is the premiere broadband business service provider in Myanmar. They have introduced the fastest fiber-optic Internet broadband for business with 100 Gbps network capacity, covering 23 townships and main buildings in Yangon. Mr. Sunti Medhavikul, Managing Director of Myanmar Information Highway Limited (MIH) remarks that the communication infrastructure […]

A startup tackles Southeast Asia’s hidden esports opportunity

It may not be long before an athlete wins a gold medal at the Olympics – for playing a computer game. Competitive computer gaming, or esports, has turned from a fringe activity into a genre that’s getting millions of viewers and doling out millions of dollars in prize money. In Southeast Asia, it may be […]

No employees, no office, and a handful of cash: how a Burmese entrepreneur’s dream came true

For a country where living standards scrape the bottom of the barrel, it’s hard to imagine that car prices in Myanmar were sky high a decade ago. Thanks to import restrictions imposed by the previous military regime in the early 2000s, a second-hand Toyota van used to cost about K100 million (US$97,000) in Myanmar. According […]

Global titan WPP aims to ‘shake up’ the market

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell and Michael Lim, chairman of TODAY Ogilvy & Mather, discuss their plans for Myanmar on June 4. (Kyawt Thiri Nyunt/Myanmar Times) The holding company that manages more than US$70 billion of advertising globally a year for its clients, including Coca Cola and Unilever, has accelerated its drive to establish itself […]