Leading software maker Microsoft opens an office in Rangoon, hoping to expand its presence in a country with one of the highest rates of smartphone penetration in the region.
The fast-increasing use of social media in Burma played a crucial role in the election campaign, with activists and politicians leveraging the medium.
Burma is in the race to become the first smartphone only nation and the country’s brightest tech entrepreneurs are headed for the win.
Catch up on the latest in Burmese business, development and finance from this week.
In business this week; Thai energy drinks look to expand in Burma, Myanmar Airlines welcome a new Boeing, and talk of debt and deficit in Burma’s economy.