Election News

USDP members campaigning for their party's upcoming election in townships in Mandalay on 27 October 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
27 October 2015
Myanmar could face months of negotiating between political parties and groups after the...
A young man casts his vote at a polling booth in Kyimyidine township, Yangon on 7 November, 2010. Photo: Mizzima
24 October 2015
The Union Election Commission announced that it will issue polling tickets to voters to...
Daniel Russel (C), US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, seen here speaking in South Korea, 17 March 2015. Photo: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA
24 October 2015
The US State Department appears to be taking a cautious approach to Myanmar’s upcoming...
Chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters during her election campaign trip in Gwa Myo, Rakhine State on October 18, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
22 October 2015
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi accused some of her opponents Wednesday of...
 A ballot box at the polling station in Yangon. Photo: Mizzima
22 October 2015
A lack of safeguards to protect the integrity of ballot boxes used during the advanced...
RCSS Lieutenant General Yawd Serk (Photo: Theingi Htun)
21 October 2015
The Restoration Counsel for Shan State (RCSS), one of Myanmar’s strongest armed groups...
Myanmar nationals search for their names on lists outside the Myanmar Embassy as they wait for their turn to vote early, in Bangkok, Thailand, 17 October 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
21 October 2015
Myanmar plans to extend the advance voting deadline for overseas voters in the November...
Protestors gather outside the Chinese Embassy in December 2014. Photo: Mizzima
21 October 2015
A candidate standing for election to Myanmar’s Lower House of Parliament has been...
Myanmar nationals queue outside the Myanmar Embassy as they wait for their turn to vote early in Bangkok, Thailand, 17 October 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
20 October 2015
Nearly 6,600 overseas voters cast advance votes on Sunday for the upcoming general...
Ye river in Ye township, Mon State. Photo: Nyi Thway/Panoramio
20 October 2015
According to the latest announcement released in Mon State’s Ye Township in September,...
20 October 2015
European Union observers will be given access to voting on military bases for next month'...
Myanmar expats wait in line to cast their vote outside the Myanmar Embassy building in Singapore, 15 October 2015. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
19 October 2015
There were scenes of confusion at the Myanmar Embassy in Singapore yesterday as thousands...

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