Myanmar’s Technology Leapfrog Into Mobile Money – PRX

YANGON, Myanmar – Burma’s democratic transition is leading to a tech transformation. Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi told youth to stop wasting time on mobile phones and online.

Almost half of Myanmar’s population is under 24 years of age. Everyone is looking for the new government to catch up with the rest of Southeast Asia in terms of connectivity, potentially lifting millions out of poverty. This story was shared on PRX April 15, 2016.

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Adam Bemma is a journalist and media development advisor working in East Africa and Southeast Asia.

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