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Tuesday, May 31 2016

Several recently expelled members of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) have called for an emergency conference to be held in ...

Parliamentary speaker Thura Shwe Mann, former chairperson of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) party, delivers a speech during his election campaign at Kasipu village in Pyu township of Bago region, Myanmar, 05 October 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Wednesday, November 4 2015

News of Shwe Mann being thrown out of the USDP days before the historic election has been shot down by ...

Tuesday, August 18 2015

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi raised fears for crucial November elections Tuesday as Myanmar sought to calm political ...

Tuesday, August 18 2015

The embattled speaker of Myanmar's parliament, Shwe Mann, opened the lower house on Tuesday for what will likely be ...

Tuesday, August 18 2015

Until his downfall in 2004, Khin Nyunt had been head of military intelligence as well as holding various other posts. He was a brutal man, Myanmar’s torturer-in-chief, responsible for monitoring and arresting activists.

Tuesday, August 18 2015

Myanmar's ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann met Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday ahead of a showdown in parliament days ...

Monday, August 17 2015

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has called a hastily arranged leadership meeting on Monday to prepare for ...

U Toe Naing Mann, speaking during the interview. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, August 15 2015

In an exclusive interview with Mizzima, Thura U Shwe Mann’s son, U Toe Naing Mann, walks us through the recent turmoil in ...

Saturday, August 15 2015

The Information Ministry has instructed Cherry FM radio, run by Thura U Shwe Mann's daughter-in-law Daw Zay Zin Latt, ...

Archive photos of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar Parliament Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann in Nay Pyi Taw on December 23, 2011. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, August 15 2015

The two biggest contenders in Myanmar’s upcoming elections, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) and ...

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