Election News

NLD Central Executive Committee member U Win Htein. Photo: Mizzima
07 October 2015
The National League for Democracy (NLD) will ensure equal rights for all nationalities...
Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
06 October 2015
After a life turned upside down by conflict, Htan Wang craves peace and security in her...
People check their names on voters' lists in Chanaye Tharzan Township, Mandalay on 14 September, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
05 October 2015
The National League for Democracy’s electoral campaign committee (central) on November 3...
Members of the Kayin People's Party. Photo: Mizzima
05 October 2015
A total of 27 candidates from 12 parties along with several independent candidates, will...
U Wirathu is critical of the NLD - Here the monk talks during the religious bills celebration in Mandalay on September 21, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
05 October 2015
Prominent monk U Wirathu has openly endorsed President U Thein Sein's ruling party in the...
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to supporters during her campaign in Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar, 2 October 2015. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
03 October 2015
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s message for her first crowd of supporters in an electoral campaign...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon​ Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
30 September 2015
The upcoming elections represent a milestone in Myanmar’s ...
Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs Photo: Olivier Hoslet/EPA
30 September 2015
The EU said Tuesday it will for the first time deploy observers in Myanmar's upcoming...
USDP secretary Tin Naing Thein delivers a speech during a meeting with party members in Zayar Thiri township, Nay Pyi Taw on September 28, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
29 September 2015
A top official from Myanmar’s Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) on Monday...
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo Photo: Mizzima
28 September 2015
With general elections in Myanmar less than a fortnight away, the nation’s leading...
A security guard watches as people pray near the golden Kyite Htee Yoe Pagoda, also known as the Golden Rock, in Mon State, Myanmar. (Photo- EPA/Lynn Bo Bo)
27 September 2015
Though police security reports say there could be violence at some polling stations on...
26 September 2015
Faced with the emblems of five political parties, all of which featured a gold-coloured...

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