A data-led agritech revolution is transforming the lives of Myanmar’s farmers

Aung Myint Myat is an 18-year-old farmer from Ingapu, a town in the Ayeyarwady region of Myanmar. He and his family have been growing paddy and pulses since he was born, using traditional farming methods. Eager to boost their yield, Myint Myat has been optimizing the production process by implementing methods gleaned from online training […]

Opportunities available to digitise manufacturing, agriculture in Industry 4.0

Myanmar has the potential to leapfrog semi-automated production lines and jump straight into the era of Industry 4.0, or fourth industrial revolution, under which cyber-physical systems and marketplaces, smart robots and machines, big data, connectivity, energy efficiency and virtual industrialisation will take center stage. This is because Myanmar has not even fully participated in the […]

GrabPay Mobile Wallet Will Likely Hit Myanmar in 2019

After Grab’s launch into Myanmar in 2017, the ride-hailing giant intends to follow-up with the expansion of their e-wallet GrabPay, in the ride-hailing giant’s ongoing Southeast Asia takeover strategy. GrabPay is considering Myanmar alongside Cambodia for expansion of its mobile payments service, along with a potential expansion of its range of business throughout ASEAN countries, […]