Aesthetic Reforms: Myanmar Art Market Grows but Roadblocks Remain

With Myanmar opening up, the art industry has been billed as an emerging market, but the potential for growth of the market is marked with uncertainty. In order to keep up with global art trends, there is an urgent need for the development of the copyrights law and arts education, industry insiders say. “The prices […]

Private Myanmar newspapers struggle to stay afloat

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — With tears in his eyes, the chief editor scoured the last-ever edition of his newspaper before sending the proofread copy to the printing press. His once-bustling newsroom was quiet. Some reporters cleared their desks while others tried to cheer up their boss with words of gratitude, or even some homemade pork […]

Decades-old bets in Myanmar’s tech industry finally reap rewards

Local tech companies see major opportunities brought on by reforms in the country It may have taken almost two decades, but Tun Thura Thet’s investment in one of Asia’s poorest countries is finally paying off. “I’ve been waiting here for 17 years to have this moment,” he said, sitting at his office in Yangon, Myanmar. […]