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Saturday, December 5 2015

For 53-year-old cartoonist Hla Khin, appearing in court will be a novel experience. The resident of Yangon’s South Dagon township said ...

European Union Election Observation Mission Chief Observer Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and team observered during election day in Yangon. Photo: European Union Election Observation Mission Myanmar
Saturday, December 5 2015

The European Union Election Observation Mission will hand over its assets and equipment including office furniture, laptops, and ...

People line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 08 November 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
Thursday, November 26 2015

During the national election only one complaint has been officially lodged from recent polling in Arakan State, according to ...

A man casts his vote at a polling station on 8 November, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Friday, November 20 2015

According to preliminary election commission reports, of the nine townships in eastern Shan State, the USDP won all the seats in ...

USDP chairman Htay Oo Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Thursday, November 19 2015

Dumped from his parliamentary seat by Myanmar's voters, ruling party lawmaker Saw Hla Tun says he accepts defeat and is ready to ...

Yanghee Lee, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, talks to the media during a news conference at the UN office in Yangon on August 7, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Tuesday, November 17 2015

Welcoming the recent elections in Myanmar as ...

Monday, November 16 2015

Dr. Aung Naing Oo, the only successful All Mon Regions Democracy Party (AMDP) candidate, was re-elected to the State Hluttaw ...

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari
Monday, November 16 2015

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari welcomed the recent successful elections in Myanmar, saying the high turnout showed how the people care about their country’s future, the Tasnim News Agency reported on 14 November.

UEC Chairman U Tin Aye delivers closing remarks at closing ceremony of the Media Centre of the Union Election Commission. Photo: MNA
Monday, November 16 2015

The press conference on results of the general election and the closing ceremony of the Union Election Commission Media Centre was held at the Media Centre in Nay Pyi Taw on Sunday the Global New Light of Myanmar reported on 16 November.

Aye Maung, chairman of the Arakan National Party (ANP) Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, November 14 2015

Myanmar's diverse ethnic minority parties were counting their losses on Saturday after Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party ...


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