Ei Cherry Aung

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

The Lisu National Development Party won five constituencies in the 2015 general elections, two seats in the Lower House, ...

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Clad in distinctive traditional orange jackets and tops, dozens of National League for Democracy (NLD) representatives walked into ...

An HIV patient stares out of a window at an HIV hospice in Yangon’s South Dagon township. (Photo: Ei Cherry Aung/Myanmar Now)
Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Two weeks after Cho’s husband died at his parent’s home in 2013, his family called her and told her he died of AIDS.

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Two leading members of the Buddhist nationalist monk group Ma Ba Tha cautiously welcomed the landslide victory of ...

A woman on a balcony in an apartment block in Thinganggyun Township, Yangon, with USDP campaign material bearing the president's image, on Nov. 3. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now/Phyo Thiha Cho)
Friday, 6 November 2015

Twenty-two-year-old Lu Zaw took a day’s leave from his office job this week to join a political rally of the Union Solidarity and ...

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Phyu Phyu Nyunt is a Yangon Region parliament candidate for the National Unity Party (NUP) in Mingalar Taung Nyunt ...

Hla Toe, vice chairman of Kaman National Progressive Party. (Photo: Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 15 October 2015

(Interview) Hla Toe, vice chairman of the Kaman National Progressive Party, is contesting for a Lower House seat in ...

A young supporter holds the picture of Aung San, father of Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar's founding father, on Martyrs' Day commemorations in Yangon, July 19, 2015.
Saturday, 10 October 2015

It’s the National League for Democracy or nothing, according to a straw poll of voters in Yangon townships carried out ...

Greetings from villagers in Tilum village, Falam, Chin State in 2013. Photo: Cheery Zahau
Friday, 2 October 2015

In the past two weeks, I spoke to about two dozen female candidates who are contesting Myanmar’s upcoming Nov. 8 elections, ...

Friday, 25 September 2015

Aung Thu, a former political prisoner and a labour affairs expert ...

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