This week the Arakan Army admitted abducting three ruling party candidates, unsealed advance ballots from the military were rejected, and ethnic parties asked that cancellation areas
Fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military is driving thousands of civilians from their homes across Rakhine State.
This week three ruling party candidates were abducted by armed men in Rakhine state, a pro-USDP mob attacked NLD supporters and the election commission is investigating the Rose Pa
To avoid migrants from Myanmar missing out on the November general election, the embassies in Seoul and Kuala Lumpur have kept their polling stations open for extra days.
On this day 100 years ago, director U Ohn Maung’s ‘Love and Liquor’, Myanmar’s first feature film, premiered; Oct. 13 is now known as Myanmar Motion Picture Day.
A survey by Myanmar’s leading poll monitor found that the level of public trust in Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has risen to 79 percent from 70 percent last year.
Kanbawza Bank and its affiliated companies are playing a key role in Myanmar’s fight against COVID-19, spending nearly $6 million so far to build hospitals and provide key supplies
This week, overseas voting kicked off, final voter lists went on display and the controversial head of the ‘Rose Party’ was arrested on a fugitive warrant.
The Irrawaddy profiles candidates from four different parties who are competing with each other in the November general election.
Will politicians help the public imagine new post-election democratic possibilities in the wake of violence and COVID-19?
This week, the UEC refused to delay the election, the ‘Rose Party’ came into the spotlight, and an early date for migrants voting overseas was set.
Nearly 3,000 villagers have fled their homes after naval shelling and the threat of military raids in response to alleged action by the Arakan Army.
For most voters in Myanmar, election day is a chance not only to vote for their chosen candidates, but to express their rejection of the authoritarian rule of the past.
President’s Office spokesman U Zaw Htay says all dine-in services will be banned across the nation as transmissions have been linked to restaurants.
The Democratic Party for a New Society has refused to broadcast its election campaign video after references to the rights of children and citizens were censored.