Tencent dominates Myanmar’s booming music streaming scene

Chinese provider’s Joox service wins fans with local songs and flexible payments The singing duo of Ayaka Hirahara, left, and Win Morisaki has reached the top of the weekly Myanmar hit chart released by the Joox music streaming service. They are shown performing in Yangon in February. YANGON — Major Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings […]

Dulwich College Yangon invests in sports facilities

Dulwich College Yangon, a modern British independent school, has announced the details of a US$8 million investment into the sport facilities at its StarCity campus. The facilities will be unveiled in August 2018, and these will complement phase one of the sports facilities introduced at the Pun Hlaing campus in 2017. Partnered with Yoma Strategic […]

Hard Rock Cafe opens in Yangon

The 853 square-meter, state-of-the-art cafe will highlight Hard Rock’s new design style and latest technology. “Hard Rock Cafe has been looking forward to opening its first cafe in Myanmar and we could not have asked for a better destination to showcase the Hard Rock Cafe Yangon experience,” said Steve Yang, Area vice president Asia Pacific […]

Myanmar Teachers and Administrators Complete Educational Leadership Training at WIU; Second Myanmar Group at Western Since 2014 MOU Agreement Established

MACOMB, IL — Last Monday, 30 teachers and administrators from across Myanmar completed leadership training at Western Illinois University. As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at expanding educational opportunities between Western and the International Language & Business Center (ILBC) of Yangon (Myanmar), the teachers took part in the “Educational Leadership Institute.” The […]