US President Barack Obama has voiced his support of President U Thein Sein, but expressed 'deep concern' over the issue of the persecuted Rohingya.
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 Finance Corporation says it will focus on investing in banking and infrastructure in Myanmar.
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.