Election News

Rohingya MP Shwe Maung talks during a press call in front of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission office in Yangon, Myanmar, 04 September 2015.Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
09 September 2015
Concerns have been raised over the lack of Muslim candidates in political parties...
Yohei Sasakawa, chairman of the Nippon Foundation (C) Photo: Mizzima
09 September 2015
Japan decided Tuesday to provide 9 billion yen ($75.4 million) to help Myanmar cope with...
Election day in Myintkyina, the capital of Kachin state on 7 November 2010. Photo: Mizzima
09 September 2015
The Mro Ethnic Development Party (MEDP), National Unity Party (NUP) and Lahu National...
Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
08 September 2015
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on the international community Tuesday...
U Wirathu, holds a mobile phone while posing for photos at Masoyein monastery in Mandalay, Myanmar, 29 May 2015. Photo: Pyae Sone Aung/EPA
07 September 2015
With a smile, Myanmar's most notorious Buddhist monk boasts of the sleepless nights he...
Salai Ceu Bik Thawng (Photo: Chin Youth Organization of North America)
04 September 2015
Politicians from Myanmar’s flood-ravaged Chin state say the highly anticipated 8 November...
Myanmar migrant workers work at a garment factory in Mae Sot, Thai Myanmar border. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
03 September 2015
Most of the more than 2 million Myanmar citizens living abroad have failed to register...
03 September 2015
President U Thein Sein on Wednesday pledged to work for a free and fair general election...
Voters check their names on lists posted in Yangon, on 30 March 2012. Photo: Mizzima
02 September 2015
The Union election Commission will make the voters list publicly available at UEC...
The Union Election Building. Photo: UEC
02 September 2015
Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) on Tuesday rejected all but one candidate from...
Cooperation and Coordination meeting between the Union Election Commission and Political parties on September 1, held at the Park Royal hotel in Yangon. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
01 September 2015
The Myanmar election commission should immediately revoke new regulations that prohibit...
25 August 2015
The Myanmar government will join hands with Facebook to remove any posts that may incite...

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