Isabella Lövin, Sweden’s Minister for International Development Cooperation, is now visiting Burma.
Residents of the capital Loikaw say that many are without water for the first time, as wells run dry in an area not usually prone to drought.
Some representatives of the Joint Monitoring Committee questioned Aung San Suu Kyi’s urgency and her determination to revive her father’s legacy.
Serge Pun may be unburdened by international sanctions, but his Mr Clean image has done little to help him clear domestic hurdles.
Nay Phone Latt, a well-known blogger and new NLD MP for the Rangoon Division parliament, discusses what the city should prioritise under the new government.
The deputy-governor of Thailand’s Tak Province said preparations for the repatriation of refugees began when a new government took power in Burma earlier this month.