Cambodia's start-up scene might be in its infancy, but it is slowly garnering attention on the world stage.
Southeast Asian nations face a historic opportunity to surpass their developed peers in technological innovation.
The least-developed countries are doing more in the fintech space than their developed counterparts, says Serge Pun, chairman of Serge Pun & Associates.
YANGON, May 11- Uber Technologies Inc is only hiring government-accredited taxi drivers in Myanmar, a regional executive said, a move that allows it to avoid the legal hurdles that have dogged it across Asia in one of the region's last frontier markets. This partnership with local taxi drivers and their unions is unique to Myanmar, Sam Bool, Uber's expansion...
Young Cambodians are rolling the dice and returning home, but policymakers have a part to play in securing the future brain trust.
China’s new economy plays aren’t just a bet on China; they’re also a bet on frontier markets’ growth, Mark Mobius told CNBC on Monday.
Unilever is entering a joint venture with Europe & Asia Commercial (EAC) Ltd. in Myanmar in an effort to hedge a bigger foothold in the country, which boasts a population of approximately 54 million.
Priscilla Clapp, U.S. Institute of Peace, says NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyii has made progress by bringing civilians into the peace process.
Times are tough for the global nonproliferation movement, but one Southeast Asian country offers a valuable success story.
YANGON, March 22- One of China's biggest state-owned lenders has suspended an account used to fund ethnic rebels fighting government troops in Myanmar, halting an arrangement that could have stoked diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Myanmar. The Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, which clashed with government forces this month, said...
*Long-delayed project tests China- Myanmar relations. YANGON/ BEIJING, March 21- Nearly a decade in the making, a project to pump oil 770 km across Myanmar to southwest China is set for imminent start-up, with a supertanker nearing the port of Kyauk Phyu, marking the opening of a new oil trading route. It would also be a rare win for China in Myanmar after a diplomatic...
Despite few in Myanmar knowing what Facebook was in 2012, the nation's active social media users now top 14 million — or a quarter of the population.
Accelerator Phandeeyar is giving start-ups in Myanmar the resources to engage the country's growing number of smartphone users. Akiko Fujita reports.
iflix, sometimes dubbed as the Netflix of Asia, is focused on bringing internet television to emerging markets, explains co-founder and group CEO Mark Britt.
YANGON, March 7- Workers demanding better conditions and benefits have destroyed the production line of a Chinese-owned factory making clothes for Swedish fashion retailer Hennes& Mauritz, in one of the most violent labour disputes in Myanmar in years. The month-old dispute, which also saw managers attacked, highlights the need for Aung San Suu Kyi's...
YANGON, March 7- Workers demanding better conditions and benefits have destroyed the production line of a Chinese-owned factory making clothes for Swedish fashion retailer Hennes& Mauritz, in one of the most violent labor disputes in Myanmar in years. The month-old dispute, which also saw managers attacked, highlights the need for Aung San Suu Kyi's...
Asia needs to invest $26 trillion by 2030 to resolve a serious infrastructure shortage, the FT reports.
Women and other groups were demonstrating across the nation and as far abroad as Myanmar and Australia.
*Almost all fuel shipments to Myanmar come from Singapore. Servicing growth that could top 8 percent this year is a clutch of small tankers ferrying gasoil and diesel from Singapore 2,000 kilometers north to Myanmar. Shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon shows that around 20 small tankers with a combined capacity of around 220,000 deadweight tonnes are...
The discovery supports the idea that many dinosaurs had feathers rather than scales, like the birds that have descended from them.