For many observers, local media coverage during the election period underlined the break from past restrictions and the crucial role of the fourth estate.
Fears of religious violence, favors from the ruling party and a large presence of army personnel conspired to land the USDP a standout victory in Meiktila.
In Mon State’s Mudon Township, a host of hopefuls competing for a seat in the local parliament face stiff competition from incumbent state chief Ohn Myint.
Few of the 110,000 Burmese refugees living in Thailand believe Sunday’s vote will herald a tangible improvement in their lives.
Women are going all in for a chance at ethnic ministerial posts, bringing with them an agenda of workers’ rights, education and healthcare reform.continue...
RANGOON — Few are facing a more exhausting campaign bout than those seeking election as Burma’s...
Both sides agreed to follow the people’s wish to collaborate for the country’s stability, rule of law, national unity and development.
- Burma Army, following a meeting between military commander-in-chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and NLD chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi
Malapportionment, or population disparity among voting districts, violates a central tenet of democracy but also raises concerns of fraud and intimidation.
The National Development Party may only be a few months old, but it is already an electoral force to be reckoned with.
More than 40,000 new police officers drafted in to provide security for the vote begin training in preparation for their deployment ahead of election day.
Of all the disadvantages candidates face in the mountainous state, a number of contenders said transportation is by far the biggest challenge.