|Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA|
Myanmar’s mobile subscription count grew 87 percent year-on-year, to 10.7 million at end-September 2014, pushing mobile penetration to 19.9 percent, up from 12.5 percent at end-2013, according to global analyst firm Ovum in a press release on March 12.
|The Wealth Report waxes lyrical about the opportunities Yangon presents for investment and growth, along with a handful of other up-and-coming cities around the world. Photo: Mizzima|
Yangon is on the list of the world’s top cities that may soon become global financial capitals and havens for the super-rich, global real estate consultancy Knight Frank predicts in its annual Wealth Report, released last week.
09 Mar Taiwan seeks Myanmar workers
|A farmer working in a rice field in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, October 5, 2011. Photo: David Chang/EPA|
Taiwan is seeking to bring in migrant workers from Myanmar to resolve labour shortages in the manufacturing and agricultural sectors, reports CNA on March 9.
|Millcon welcomes some visiting officials from the Ministry of Science & Technology, Myanmar on March 5, 2015. Photo: Millcon Steel Industries PCL|
Thai stock exchange-listed steelmaker Millcon Plc (MILL) is expected to start its operations in Myanmar next year after being granted a licence to invest in the special economic zones recently, reports the Bangkok Post on March 5.
|China's economy slowing. Workers at Hanwang Technology assembling electronic books in their factory near Beijing, China. Photo: Adrian Bradshaw/EPA|
China lowered its 2015 economic growth target to "approximately seven percent" on March 5, as authorities seek a more sustainable path for the world's second-largest economy after its decades-long boom.