Smartphone demand continues unabated

Wednesday, 1st of November 2017

SUCHIT LEESA-NGUANSUK 27 Oct 2017 (Bangkok Post) - Despite Thailand's high smartphone penetration rate, the country's handset market continues to grow thanks to replacement demand, says global market research firm Canalys.

MPT to offer free Wi-Fi services starting 2018

Thursday, 26th of October 2017

AUNG KYAW NYUNT 21 AUG 2017 (mmtimes) - State-owned telecommunication operator Myanmar Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) are arranging to give free Wi-Fi services in public areas starting in 2018, a senior company official said Thursday.

Golden season for service industry

Thursday, 5th of October 2017

Zhong Nan and Wang Yu 30 SEP 2017 (China Daily) - China's service outsourcing business will see its golden season in the coming decade with more policy support and further upgrades to the nation's industrial portfolio, a senior commerce official said.

Consumer price index up 0.86% in September y-o-y

Wednesday, 27th of September 2017

REUTERS 2 OCT 2017 (Bangkokpost)- The annual headline consumer price index rose for a third straight month in September, government data showed on Monday, beating forecasts but still below the central bank's target, giving it room to keep monetary policy loose to aid growth.

Rakhine violence not expected to affect economy or FDI

Sunday, 24th of September 2017

SU PHYO WIN 14 SEP 2017 - Concerns that the ongoing violence in Rakhine State could result in capital outflows and economic sanctions are rising in the investor and business community. At the 2017 Myanmar Global Investment Forum in Nay Pyi Taw on September 12, U Aung Naing Oo, secretary of the Myanmar Investment Commission, said he is not expecting any negative impact on the country’s economy as a result of the unrest.

Myanmar tea in demand at China-ASEAN Expo

Friday, 17th of September 2017

EI SHWE PHYU (mmtimes) - Myanmar teas have been on high demand at the 14th China-ASEAN expo (CAEXPO), according to tea merchants. “Demand is very high and we already sold many. I think everything will be sold out on the last day. I hope for the best,” said Ko Wai Phyo Maung, manager of the Tea Art Company Ltd at the CAEXPO in Nanning, South China, which is held from September 12 to 15.


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