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Axiata to merge Asian business with Telenor The two telecom companies Axiata from Malaysia and Telenor from Norway are...
Telenor launches Myanmar mobile phone service

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Norway’s Telenor said it would launch telecommunications services in Myanmar on Sept. 27, becoming the second foreign telecoms company to start operating in one...
First Ooredoo SIM cards go on sale in Myanmar

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Shops in Myanmar's second largest city Mandalay have begun selling a limited number of Ooredoo SIM cards, as the Qatari company remains tight-lipped about...
Malaysia has to face its challenges

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There are some strange things going on in Malaysia these days and one has to wonder what the underlying reasons are. First of all, the...
Norway’s state fund blacklists 2 Malaysian companies

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Norway's sovereign wealth fund Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), the world's largest ahead of Saudi Arabia's and Abu Dhabi's with assets of about $760...
Ooredoo, Telenor in network-sharing talks for Myanmar

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Qatar's telecom company Ooredoo is in talks with Norway's Telenor to share transmitter towers in Myanmar, seeking cost savings as they build networks in...
Philippines, four European countries eye trade pact

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The Philippines and four countries in Europe that are not part of the European Union, but the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are eyeing a...
Local Myanmar telecom firm to raise $1b

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Myanmar's Yatanapon Teleport, one of the two local rivals against the two foreign mobile operators in Myanmar - Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo who...
Ooredoo will need to proceed cautiously in Myanmar

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The successful bid of Ooredoo (formerly Qatar Telecom) for a mobile phone licence in Myanmar was a great step forward towards closer business relations...
Stuart-Williamson

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A global investment guide by Stuart Williamson, CEO Montpelier Malaysia
Singapore priciest Asian city for visitors

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A survey by travel website Tripadvisor showed that Singapore is the most expensive Asian city to spend a night. An evening for two costs $397...
ADB funds Myanmar-India highway

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Myanmar, in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will build a new highway linking the northeastern part of India with Myanmar. The ADB has...
Vodafone, China Mobile skip Myanmar

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Vodafone and China Mobile, the world's two largest mobile phone operators, announced on May 31 that they would withdraw their bids for one of Myanmar's...
Look fast: Global resources hidden behind poor governance

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80 per cent of countries with global integral oil, gas and mining sectors fail to achieve good governance, displaying shortcomings in transparency and government accountability.
The ups and downs of ADB’s past 4 presidents

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A Japanese male has traditionally helmed the Asian Development Bank since 1966, bringing into the fold extensive experience from the financial realm – and the newest president of the bank is no different.
Vodafone, China Mobile eye Myanmar

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Telecom giants Vodafone (UK) and China Mobile are among the 22 bidders for the license for Myanmar's first nationwide mobile phone network. The world's two...
US equity firm goes Myanmar

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New York-based private equity firm ACO Investment Group has said it will invest $700 million in Myanmar in a claim that the country would...
Myanmar asks for more EU support

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On his historic trip to the European Union, Myanmar's president Thein Sein on March 5 asked the bloc to lift sanctions against his country...