Opened nearly 20 years ago, Shwe Bon Thar Road flea market was the biggest not just in Yangon, but in the entire country.
Burma’s lower house of parliament today approved a bill granting the government power to oversee public misuse of the Internet.
Broadband and mobile connections are set to improve in Burma’s capital and its largest city as two major providers of telecommunications services upgrade their offerings.
Foreign firms are interested in bidding for Burma’s fourth telecoms license, as mobile phone penetration increases throughout the country.
Norwegian mobile phone operator Telenor reported second-quarter earnings below expectations on Wednesday, but said its rapid growth in Burma continued.