Election News

22 September 2015
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi pledged to deliver good governance if her...
21 September 2015
Myanmar authorities will appoint 40,000 ordinary citizens as "special election police"...
A man checks his name on the voters' list in Tharkayta township, Yangon on 14 September 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
18 September 2015
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) have released their own statement on 17 September...
State Department spokesman John Kirby Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA
18 September 2015
The United States expressed concern Thursday that preparations for Myanmar's landmark...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
16 September 2015
The United States, Japan and other major powers on Tuesday raised fears that rising...
Buddhist nationalist groups set off on September 14 to begin two weeks of celebrations of the four controversial race and religion bills recently signed into law. The rally of monks and lay people, including representatives of the Ma Ba Tha, began their prayers and celebrations at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
15 September 2015
The Committee for the Protection of Nationality and Religion, or Ma Ba Tha, held a...
15 September 2015
In preparation for the historic 8 November elections, the Union Election Commission has...
NLD members campaigning in Mandalay on 8 September, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
15 September 2015
Foreign embassies have issued a joint statement calling for a credible, transparent, and...
President Thein Sein at his first-ever press conference in 2012. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
15 September 2015
President U Thein Sein said in his message on the International Day ...
People check their names on voters' lists on 14 September, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
15 September 2015
The election commission in Myanmar has announced its second round of voter lists for the...
Chairman of Kayin People’s Party Saw Tun Aung Myint. Photo:Saw Tun Aung Myint
11 September 2015
More campaign speeches from three political parties were broadcast on Thursday the Global...
Chairperson of National League for Democracy (NLD) party Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during her first official election campaign at Pharu So in Kayah State on 10 September 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
11 September 2015
Thousands thronged to see Aung San Suu Kyi's first rally on Thursday as the Myanmar...

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