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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, November 6 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, November 6 2015

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

Thursday, November 5 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, November 4 2015

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

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

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

Sunday, November 1 2015

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

Myanmar armed forces march during a military parade to mark the country's 67th Union Day ceremony in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 12 February 2014. Photo: EPA
Sunday, November 1 2015

At the end of a day’s training in a vast military compound in the suburbs of Yangon, Corporal Khin Maung Than and three of ...

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, October 29 2015

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

Thursday, October 22 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, ....

Migrant workers operate on a fishing boat in Mae Klong district, Samut Songkhram province, Thailand, 07 May 2015. Photo:Narong Sangnak/EPA
Tuesday, October 20 2015

It is estimated that 2.5 to 3 million Myanmar workers are toiling away in Thailand, at least half a million of whom are in ...

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