Rangoon Taxis Need Reform

Rangoon has around 70,000 taxis plying the city’s streets, many owned and run by individuals. There are two local pioneering app-based cab service providers—Hello Cabs and Oway Ride—cultivating a culture in which apps are used to hail taxis in the city since 2016. The two are now set to compete with foreign brands: Singapore-based firm […]

Thailand’s ReadyPlanet targets Myanmar for Web services

ReadyPlanet, a large Thai readymade Web-service provider, aims to grow 50 per cent this year by expanding in emerging services and markets, especially Myanmar. CEO Songyot Kanthamanon said last week that the company will launch two services this year – Baidu’s online ads and Facebook’s ads – while increasing services for its readymade website to […]