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Start-up offers a Myanmar solution for betel-chewers

If you’ve walked around Yangon, you would have noticed red stains on the streets and walls and seen people spitting red juice that resembles blood from buses, cars, or while walking. These are the bad habits of betel nut chewers, which the country is trying to eradicate. But staining the streets red and possibly spreading […]

Zingo Myanmar raises fund to expand

Ko Shwe Ventures, the Singapore firm behind oral healthcare product Zingo, announced that it had raised US$350,000 of initial seed financing from international investors to launch the product across Myanmar. Zingo is a range of oral healthcare products specially designed to address the effects of consuming quid or betel nut. In Myanmar, about 40 percent […]