Election 2015

Greetings from villagers in Tilum village, Falam, Chin State in 2013. Photo: Cheery Zahau
02 October 2015
In the past two weeks, I spoke to about two dozen female candidates who are contesting...
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...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon​ Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
30 September 2015
The upcoming elections represent a milestone in Myanmar’s ...
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...
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Myanmar's Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin ahead of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York Thursday. Photo: MNA
26 September 2015
Myanmar has defended a decision barring 800,000 ethnic minority people from voting in...
25 September 2015
Aung Thu, a former political prisoner and a labour affairs expert ...
25 September 2015
Flood damage and armed clashes with ethnic armies across large areas of Myanmar are...
24 September 2015
Tuan Cer Sung, better known as Cheery Zahau, was born in ...
Photo: EPA
24 September 2015
In a voter awareness campaign video for Myanmar's upcoming historic elections, Angelina...

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