Myanmar’s undersea menace

While scuba-diving in the Mergui Archipelago, amateur diver Ma Thandar Ko Gyi was annoyed to find discarded fishing nets instead of just coral reefs and fishes. However, when she went diving at Lampi island, she felt relieved to find no discarded nets and fishing gear underwater. The difference is that Lampi has been designated as […]

Myanmar internet down to crawl speed as SEA-ME-WE undersea cable goes for repair

Yangon — Burma’s Internet users should expect delays in establishing connections for a period of about one month, after a disruption occurred with the underwater fiber cable that links the country with international cable networks, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) announced on Wednesday. “Works are being carried out to repair the fault as quick as […]