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Members of Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) attend their party's election campaign in Yangon on 10 October 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Thursday, October 29 2015

With no little swagger, Myanmar's army-backed ruling party has hit the campaign trail predicting it will win 75 percent of votes in ...

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
Wednesday, October 28 2015

International monitors in Myanmar voiced concerns Wednesday over next month's crunch polls as the body charged with organising ...

PaO National Organization party campaigning in Pinlong Township, Shan State in October, 2015. Photo: Khun Sun Oo
Wednesday, October 28 2015

A driver in Shan State attempted to deliberately crash his car head-on into a vehicle carrying Union PaO National Organization ...

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
Wednesday, October 28 2015

The Union Election Commission announced on Tuesday that it will not hold the 8 November election in two townships nor in ...

Special Police training in Maha Aungmye Township, Mandalay on October 20, 2015.  Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Wednesday, October 28 2015

In a makeshift classroom in downtown Yangon, rows of uniformed men listened to lessons on election security Monday as they prepared to ...

USDP members campaigning for their party's upcoming election in townships in Mandalay on 27 October 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Tuesday, October 27 2015

Myanmar could face months of negotiating between political parties and groups after the November 8 elections before ...

Daniel Russel (C), US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, seen here speaking in South Korea, 17 March 2015. Photo: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA
Saturday, October 24 2015

The US State Department appears to be taking a cautious approach to Myanmar’s upcoming elections, trying to avoid ...

A young man casts his vote at a polling booth in Kyimyidine township, Yangon on 7 November, 2010. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, October 24 2015

The Union Election Commission announced that it will issue polling tickets to voters to be certified as eligible before Election Day ...

Thursday, October 22 2015

A lack of safeguards to protect the integrity of ballot boxes used during the advanced voting process could lead to ballot stuffing and ...

Chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters during her election campaign trip in Gwa Myo, Rakhine State on October 18, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Thursday, October 22 2015

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi accused some of her opponents Wednesday of being "dishonest" in their ...

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