Handicrafts Makers Say Intellectual Property Rights Law Needed to Boost Creative Industries

​​ Myanmar’s handicraft entrepreneurs have called on the government to speed up the process of passing legislation to protect intellectual property rights for artists, musicians and handicraft innovators. Intellectual property plays an essential role in Myanmar, including in the arts and crafts business, said Daw Ei Ei, secretary of the Myanmar Arts and Crafts Association, […]

India’s Tata Faces Challenge in Myanmar’s Japan-Dominated Car Market

YANGON — Tata Motors is facing a challenge in the Myanmar auto market, which is currently dominated by second hand Japanese imports, the local distributor of India’s largest car maker said. Tata is looking to build a presence as the auto market in Myanmar opens up with relaxed import restrictions, and in 2010 it established […]