Ooredoo is in talks with Norway's Telenor to share transmitter towers in Myanmar, seeking cost savings as they build networks in one of the world's least developed telecom markets, a top executive at the Qatari firm said.
Best Western International, a US-based hotel chain, is set to open its first hotel in Myanmar’s capital Nay Pyi Taw, in the second quarter of next year.
Local dignitaries, senior company officials, VIPs and local and interna
Qatar-based Ooredoo has won one of the two licences made available to foreign telecom operators in the recent Myanmar government bid process, a statement said.
Ooredoo will apply all of its global and regional
A fire caused by faulty electrical equipment killed 13 boys at an Islamic school in Myanmar on Tuesday, the fire service said, although some Muslims voiced concern since it followed a wave of anti-Muslim violence in the Buddhist-majority country
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has ordered $50 million in aid be sent to a Muslim minority in Myanmar which a human rights group said has been targeted by the authorities since sectarian riots in June.
A report on the Saudi stat
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi took her place in Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday, ushering in a historic new political era after nearly a quarter-century fight against military dictatorship.
The 66-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laure
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions.
At least 17 people died and 80 were injured in an early morning explosion at an industrial district on Thursday in an eastern suburb of Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, police said.
Earlier, witnesses had spoken of about 50 dead bodies
Two large quakes with a magnitude of 7.0 struck near north Thailand's border with Myanmar and Laos, the US Geological Survey reported.
Witnesses said the tremors were felt in Bangkok, Myanmar and as far away as the Vietnam capital of H