Myanmar extends eVisa

YANGON, 6 January 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Immigration and Population officially included another 32 nationalities that are now eligible for an eVisa, effective 2 January, 2015. They join a list of 68 countries that were eligible for eVisas when the scheme rolled out 1 September 2014. The eVisa costs USD50 paid for by Visa or […]

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. […]

Thailand’s ReadyPlanet targets Myanmar for Web services

ReadyPlanet, a large Thai readymade Web-service provider, aims to grow 50 per cent this year by expanding in emerging services and markets, especially Myanmar. CEO Songyot Kanthamanon said last week that the company will launch two services this year – Baidu’s online ads and Facebook’s ads – while increasing services for its readymade website to […]