Leaders of the Karen National Union last week sought feedback from Kayin State residents during two days of meetings in Thandaung township.
Recent talk about heritage buildings in Yangon has focused on ageing structures from the British colonial period.
Foreign arrivals have continued to increase, after a record-breaking 2012.
The International Monetary Fund projects further modest growth for Myanmar's economy, as reforms begin to make an impact.
American networking giant CiscoSystems and USAID have announced they will work together.
This week, Phyo shares her mother's banana blossom and dried shrimp curry recipe.