This November marks one year since Burma entered a new political era with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party winning historic parliamentary elections.
The Nobel laureate is now the country's de facto leader and remains popular, although the military junta retains significant powers. But some Burmese say they are still waiting for meaningful change in their lives.
Meanwhile, fighting continues in remote regions and Rohingya Muslims are still being persecuted. Our correspondents report.
Programme prepared by Elom Marcel Toble and Jessica Sestili.