Phyo Thiha Cho

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Officials at the office of the Meikhtila Township Election Commission on the evening of the election on Nov. 8. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now/Phyo Thiha Cho)
Tuesday, 24 November 2015

In the sea of the National League for Democracy’s overwhelming victory in Myanmar’s Nov. 8 elections there was a small ...

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 ...

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

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

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

The low monotone of maroon-robed monks reciting Buddhist scriptures mingles with the sound of birdsong at Myazedi monastery, ...

 Toe Toe Aung, Mon State Minister for Civil Development at the USDP office in Mawlamyaing, Mon State. (PHOTO:- Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now)
Monday, 2 November 2015

Dr. Toe Toe Aung is the Mon State Minister for Civil Development for the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP).

Nay Zin Latt, former presidential advisor and founder of NDP, speaks at a rally on Oct. 12 in the Mon State capital Mawlamyine, where he pledged to protect Myanmar's race and Buddhist religion. (Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 29 October 2015

With just weeks before Myanmar’s landmark elections, a fleet of cars covered with stickers of the National Development Party ...

Khun Myint Tun, chairman of the Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization, speaking at Myanmar Now office on Oct. 20. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now)
Saturday, 24 October 2015

Khun Myint Tun, chairman of the Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization which signed the recent Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement was a former youth leader in the National League for Democracy

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Mi Kon Chan comes from a distinguished family in Mon state in eastern Myanmar. Her father is the vice -chairman of the Mon National Party, ....

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 ...