An interim report by a parliamentary committee discussing amendments to Burma’s controversial Constitution has failed to shed light on what changes the committee might propose.
Rangoon and Mandalay universities are increasingly wired to the outside academic world thanks to a program that is bringing wide-ranging access to scholarly literature.
The talks will start on Aug. 1, although the UN refugee agency says conditions in Burma are not yet right for organized repatriation.
Ethnic party MPs skipped a Lower House session to protest against discussions on a proposal to introduce a proportional representation electoral system in Burma.
The Arakan State government and Burma’s Ministry of Health encourage international humanitarian organizations—including the previously maligned Medecins Sans Frontieres—to work in the state.
Most Burmese companies provide little to no information on whether they have policies on responsible business practices, a survey among 60 major firms found.
Bankers say competition in the market is increasing, but they will only raise interest for savers by 0.25 percent from August 1.