Election 2015

Myanmar migrant workers work at a garment factory in Mae Sot, Thai Myanmar border. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Thursday, September 3 2015

Most of the more than 2 million Myanmar citizens living abroad have failed to register for postal voting in the November polls, ...

The Union Election Building. Photo: UEC
Wednesday, September 2 2015

Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) on Tuesday rejected all but one candidate from an Islamic party based on citizenship ...

Voters check their names on lists posted in Yangon, on 30 March 2012. Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, September 2 2015

The Union election Commission will make the voters list publicly available at UEC township offices from 14 to 27 September ...

Cooperation and Coordination meeting between the Union Election Commission and Political parties on September 1, held at the Park Royal hotel in Yangon. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Tuesday, September 1 2015

The Myanmar election commission should immediately revoke new regulations that prohibit political parties and candidates from ...

Chin children playing on a mountain road in Chin State. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
Friday, August 28 2015

With 9 days to go before political parties depart on their campaigning trail, children are calling for politicians to adopt a winning ...

Tuesday, August 25 2015

The Myanmar government will join hands with Facebook to remove any posts that may incite violence during the upcoming election campaign period Channel News Asia reported on 25 August.

Tuesday, August 25 2015

Shwe Maung, a Rohingya member of Myanmar's parliament barred from contesting upcoming elections on the basis that his parents were not Myanmar citizens at the time of his birth said on Monday he would appeal the decision and hoped to stand Reuters reported on 24 August.

Monday, August 24 2015

Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC) has delayed the release of nationwide electoral registers to September instead of ...

Saturday, August 22 2015

The Myanmar Parliament’s passage of two bills targeting religious minorities constitutes an attack on religious freedom and threatens to ...

Flashback - NDF members campaign in the November 2010 election. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, August 22 2015

The European Union said Friday that it has agreed to send observers to historic upcoming Myanmar elections in an effort to ...


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