Japan’s largest carrier ANA feels third time lucky as it attempts Myanmar entry


ANA is betting on a surge in international travel from the Southeast Asian country as economic growth picks up pace.

Myanmar’s Hello Cabs sues Grab for unfair business practices

Hello Cabs claims Grab had used confidential business related information provided from their side without their consent.

Travel portal FlyMya buys Go-Myanmar.com for six-digit sum

Go-Myanmar, which attracts 3,000 visitors per day,  offers required travel information through blogs, photos, videos and search engines. 

Myanmar seeks to regulate ride hailing apps to provide level field

Starting with Hello Cabs’s operation in 2014 and Oway Ride’s launch in 2016, Yangon is also the battle field of global rivals Grab and Uber who hit the road in early 2017.

Myanmar to delay corporate reform enabling more foreign investment

The corporate reform would have allowed foreign companies to take up to a 35% stake in Myanmar companies.

TMH Telecom to be the fifth firm to be listed on Yangon Stock Exchange

The stock exchange has been grappling with poor liquidity and trading activity.

Rockstart Impact enters Myanmar, seeks startups for first accelerator programme

Rockstart Impact’s accelerator programme in Myanmar is open to applicants until January 19 and will start on March 5.

Myanmar: BOD Tech leads funding in mobile learning platform DedaaBox

The funding round values DedaaBox at about $550,000.

Myanmar Digest: GMBX to invest $5m in 2nd data centre; Maybank extends $900K debt to Hayman

GMBX’s new data center would either be in Mandalay or Nay Pyi Taw. Hayman Capital has raised a second tranche of $900,000 debt investment from Maybank.

Myanmar Digest: Taiwan’s Century Iron, Japan’s Oji Holdings up manufacturing investments in Thilawa

Century Iron & Steel will be putting in an additional $8 million for manufacturing in the Thilawa SEZ.