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· April, 2013

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from April, 2013

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Myanmar: Suu Kyi Beats Lady Gaga in Time Magazine Poll

  20 April 2013

Myanmar opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was voted as the Time Magazine's most influential person of the decade on April 17, 2013. Suu Kyi won against Lady Gaga by 61 percent of the total votes. Following her victory after the voting closed, many people in Myanmar shared their joy and enthusiasm on Facebook

Myanmar Now Sells Cheap SIM Cards

  4 April 2013

Great news for mobile phone users in Myanmar. Authorities from different divisions and states will start selling[my] mobile SIM cards for CDMA and WCDMA network at only 1500 kyats or about 2 US Dollars. Just five years ago, a SIM card in Myanmar could cost more than $2000.

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