Election News

16 July 2015
Ethnic politicians and parliamentarians anticipate making significant gains in the...
Sai Nyunt Lwin, General Secretary of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD)
14 July 2015
Myanmar’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) may withdraw from contesting...
Kayah State Chief Minister U Khin Maung Oo (Right). Photo: Ye Myint/Global New Light of Myanmar
14 July 2015
Kayah State Chief Minister U Khin Maung Oo aka U Bu Reh and four ministers from Kayah...
14 July 2015
A number of rumours are circulating that President Thein Sein will not run in...
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to the media during a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 11 July 2015. Photo: NLD
12 July 2015
Opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has said her party would contest the national...
Myanmar opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi talks to media as she checks the voters list at the Wahtheinkha village in Kawhmu township in Yangon, Myanmar on 4 July 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
11 July 2015
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met senior party members in Nay Pyi Taw...
Voting in Myitkyina in Kachin State in the 2010 election. Photo: Mizzima
11 July 2015
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) welcomed Myanmar’s announcement of a date...
Republican Senate Majority Leader from Kentucky Mitch McConnell walks back to his office after speaking to the media about President Obama's trade agenda in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 23 June 2015. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA
10 July 2015
The United States should not provide trade benefits to ...
A voter shows an official their identification paper prior to voting in 2010. Photo: Mizzima
10 July 2015
Myanmar has started a campaign to recruit 40,000 temporary workers to help police provide...
09 July 2015
Myanmar's president Thursday reaffirmed his vow to hold a "free and fair" election after...
08 July 2015
Myanmar’s general election will be held on November 8, 2015 and political parties must...
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy branch office in Koot khine township, Shan State. Photo: SNLD
08 July 2015
Political parties representing Myanmar's ethnic minorities could pick up a sizeable...

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