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TECH 19 Dec 2015 | 3:00 AM

Soaring aspirations of Myanmar’s drone enthusiasts

In a ramshackle workshop behind a bustling Yangon market, Kyi Tha fixes the plastic propeller of a home-made drone, one of a growing number of enthusiasts refusing to let poverty clip the wings of their high-tech dreams.

TECH 12 Nov 2015 | 7:44 PM

Myanmar top brass, voters turn to Facebook as Suu Kyi victory beckons

As Myanmar’s opposition sit on the cusp of a historic victory, the twists and turns of the election are playing out on a medium virtually unknown inside the country a few years ago: social media.

TECH 21 Oct 2015 | 4:28 PM

Thai junta plans new military unit to curb online dissent

Thailand’s junta said it planned to create a new military unit to fight online dissent, as Internet freedom campaigners said they were training hundreds of volunteers for a “cyber war” against censorship.

TECH 08 Oct 2015 | 4:14 PM

Thai military's plan for 'Great Firewall' risks Internet competition

A proposal by Thailand's junta for a single Internet gateway to allow authorities to monitor content would destroy competition and was reminiscent of the most authoritarian measures to stifle free speech, a former information minister said.

TECH 01 Oct 2015 | 5:38 PM

Thai government websites crash in ‘symbolic act’ by censorship critics: officials

Several Thai government websites temporarily crashed due to a “symbolic act” by people against plans to introduce a single Internet gateway, officials said.

TECH 28 Sep 2015 | 3:49 PM

Junta mulls ‘Great Firewall’ for Thailand

Thailand’s junta is facing growing opposition over plans to introduce a single Internet gateway for the country in a bid to increase the government’s ability to monitor the Web and block content.

TECH 20 Aug 2015 | 11:52 AM

Online Thai sleuths try to crowdsource bomber’s identity

Thais have taken to the Internet to crowdsource the identity of the prime suspect in Bangkok’s shrine bombing, but police have appealed for online calm after an Australian model was falsely accused.

TECH 03 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

Tech sector sizzles as Myanmar embraces Internet for the masses

From navigating gridlocked city roads to playing a favourite national sport, new homegrown apps are blossoming in Myanmar as cheap mobile technology ignites an Internet revolution in the once-isolated nation.

TECH 02 Sep 2014 | 2:46 PM

Myanmar targets 5 million tourists with e-visa

Myanmar launched an online visa application on Monday promising an end to painful waits for permits to visit the once secretive nation as it tries to lure five million tourists a year by 2015.

TECH 17 Jul 2014 | 1:43 PM

Japan's KDDI, Sumitomo eye US$2bil Myanmar telecom deal

Japanese mobile carrier KDDI said Thursday that it planned to link up with trading house Sumitomo in a deal to invest about US$2bil (RM6.36bil) in developing wireless networks in Myanmar, as the country opens up after years of military rule.