The country’s minister for economic development predicts that the economic relationship with Burma will progress after elections in 2015
Burma’s Union Parliament passes a National Education Bill, bringing the nation’s derelict schooling system one step closer to an overhaul.
Mobile phone application Viber announces that the use of its communications service in Burma has soared and reached 5 million users in July.
Out of 7,845 people who remain displaced after violence in the central Burma town in March last year, 220 households are set to be resettled.
The Union Election Commission faces criticism from Burma’s opposition political parties after it moved to tighten campaigning rules ahead of elections next year.
Ethnic armed groups plan to make troop repositioning and a code of conduct for armed units a priority in their negotiations with the government.
The group of veteran journalists requested a meeting with the president after a number of recent court cases brought against the media.
The pipeline from the Arakan coast to Yunnan Province is currently working well below its capacity, with little explanation given as to why.
A moderate but vocal proponent of rights for the Uighur Muslim minority has been accused of separatism amid renewed violence in the far west.