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Last September, a group of Buddhist monks walked in front of the office of Union Solidarity and Development Party in the town of Pathein in the Ayeyarwady Delta to join a rally which which was held to celebrate the success of ‘race and religion’ laws. (Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 19 November 2015

In both Myanmar and abroad, the National League for Democracy’s landslide election win is seen as a victory of the people over ...

Monday, 16 November 2015

Just days after the National League for Democracy clinched a historic election victory, Myanmar lawmakers elected in the flawed ..

Members of National League for Democracy (NLD) party steer horse-drawn coaches during an election campaign rally in the town of Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay region, Myanmar, 24 October 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA
Sunday, 8 November 2015

Voting was brisk in the hotly-contested constituency of PyinOoLwin in Mandalay Region on Sunday, ...

Thein Nyunt campaigning recently in Yangon. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now/Htet Khaung Lin)
Saturday, 7 November 2015

Thein Nyunt, chairman of the New National Democracy Party, is a well-known MP in the Lower House of parliament.

A family of Kamans including Than Win, the MP candidate running for a seat in the Rakhine State parliament seen in front of their home in Thandwe. Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now
Friday, 6 November 2015

In October two years ago, Zaw Lin ran to the top of a forested hill behind his thatch-roof farm house in this tiny hamlet of Pauktaw in ...

Dr Aye Maung Photo: Myanmar Now
Friday, 6 November 2015

Aye Maung is the chairman of the Arakan National Party (ANP), ...

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 ...

Arakan National Pary (ANP) campaigning in Pauktaw in Rakhine State on 1 November, 2015. Photo: DMG/Mizzima
Friday, 6 November 2015

Soe Win, a National League for Democracy (NLD) candidate, ...

Thursday, 5 November 2015

When millions of Myanmar citizens go to the polls on Nov. 8, many will be hoping their votes can help make the country a freer and ...

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Several unexplained night-time attacks on members of different ...

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