Bollywood movies cementing factor in India-Myanmar ties

A Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, Myanmar is home to bustling precious stone markets and one of the most impressive Buddhist sites. But as you move around the country bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand, you don’t feel out of place as Bollywood is extremely popular here. For, right from […]

Woman brings hallyu to Myanmar

“Hallyu,” or the Korean wave, is now sweeping Myanmar. Korean TV shows and dramas are enthralling viewers of the Southeast Asian nation’s terrestrial channels every day. Teenagers in Myanmar have become familiar with Seoul streets and even Korean historic figures such as King Sejong the Great and Admiral Yi Sun-sin of the Joseon Kingdom. Eum […]

Norway Digital media firm Vizrt sets sights on Myanmar

Norway-based Vizrt, a leading provider of content-production tools for the digital-media industry, is eyeing business expansion in Myanmar to cash in on the prospects for the broadcasting business there after the country opens more doors for foreign investment. Yupapak Tawanna, regional manager of Vizrt Thailand, said the headquarters in Oslo had assigned its Bangkok office, […]