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The business of Burma's first social networking site

While many people around the globe spend hours every day on websites such as Facebook or Twitter, in Burma - or Myanmar - social media sites and the whole internet have been inaccessible for years.

For one Canadian-Vietnamese woman that has provided a unique business opportunity to found the Burma's first-ever social networking site.

However, Rita Nguyen had never been to the country before this year as BBC South East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head heard.

  • 04 Oct 2013
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