Election News

02 November 2015
Tens of thousands of supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gathered in...
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R), chairperson of National League for Democracy (NLD) party, delivers a speech as Tin Oo, patron of NLD, sits during her election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar, 1 November 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
02 November 2015
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told tens of thousands of supporters Sunday to...
Phyu Phyu Nyunt, NUP candidate for the Yangon Region Parliament. (PHOTO:- Ei Cherry Aung/Myanmar Now) 
01 November 2015
Phyu Phyu Nyunt is a Yangon Region parliament candidate for the National Unity Party (NUP...
U Naing Ngan Lin, member of Myanmar parliament and candidate of NLD party, at Yangon General Hospital on 29 October 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
01 November 2015
An opposition candidate for the NLD suffered serious injuries after he and three others...
Myanmar national, who gave his name only as Frankie (R), and fellow Burmese San Mint (2-R) show their passport and ID card as they queue outside the Myanmar Embassy waiting for their turn to vote early in Bangkok, Thailand, 17 October 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
30 October 2015
Advance voting kicked-off in Myanmar on Thursday for those unable to cast a ballot in...
30 October 2015
For the upcoming General Elections, the Union Election Commission has invited...
Members of Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) attend their party's election campaign in Yangon on 10 October 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
29 October 2015
With no little swagger, Myanmar's army-backed ruling party has hit the campaign trail...
NLD Central Executive Committee member U Win Htein. Photo: Mizzima
29 October 2015
The National League for Democracy (NLD) led by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has...
Party supporters cheer as they gather to listen to NLD candidate Zayar Thaw during his election campaign in Nay Pyi Taw on 27 October 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
28 October 2015
International monitors in Myanmar voiced concerns Wednesday over next month's crunch...
Women and children from Holan village in Kengtung Tonwship, in the east of Shan State, scan a pamphlet distributed by the Democratic Party (Myanmar) in 2010. Photo: Mizzima
28 October 2015
The Union Election Commission announced on Tuesday that it will not hold the 8 November...
PaO National Organization party campaigning in Pinlong Township, Shan State in October, 2015. Photo: Khun Sun Oo
28 October 2015
A driver in Shan State attempted to deliberately crash his car head-on into a vehicle...
Special Police training in Maha Aungmye Township, Mandalay on October 20, 2015.  Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
28 October 2015
In a makeshift classroom in downtown Yangon, rows of uniformed men listened to lessons on...

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