The UN's rights envoy to Myanmar on Wednesday raised "serious concerns" over the impartiality of a government investigation into allegations of deadly attacks on Rohingya Muslims in unrest-torn Rakhine state.
Access to land for towers will be a key challenge as Myanmar’s two new foreign operators roll out their telecom networks this year, industry sources say.
Parliamentary speaker Thura U Shwe Mann has told a recently formed constitution review committee to submit a bill to amend the constitution to parliament no later than six months before elections scheduled for late 2015.
Myanmar activists in Malaysia have been placed on high alert after a former 88 Generation activist was stabbed to death in Kuala Lumpur last week.
More ethnic groups have voiced concerns about the system of identification codes to be used in Myanmar’s first nationwide census for decades.