Ethnic parties say the Election Commission has ignored their concerns over a proposed legal change that would make it easier for Burmese workers to vote in ethnic states.
The leader of Myanmar’s Catholic community, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, has called for the Constitution’s ban on voting by members of religious orders to be scrapped.
The Election Commission says parties are barred from campaigning in military cantonments for the 2020 election and polling will no longer be conducted inside barracks.
Former Union president and current USDP chairman U Thein Sein will campaign for the opposition party ahead of this year’s election, a party spokesman said.
The memoirs of two senior figures in Myanmar’s ex-military government shed light on the junta’s machinations, and expose the cracks in the monolithic image it projected.
Myanmar’s people welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping, but he has work to do if China truly wants to write a new chapter in the countries’ bilateral relationship.
Commerce Minister Dr. Than Myint has denied claims the government’s decision to issue officials permits to import cars tax-free was politically motivated.
In this election year, we must be honest about the scope of the challenges that Myanmar faces, but let’s also continue to hope for progress toward peace and prosperity.
In November’s polls, voters in Hong Kong’s historically pro-China ‘Little Shanghai’ district handed victories to young pro-democratic candidates in four of five seats.
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Defending Myanmar against genocide charges in The Hague, the State Counselor finds herself in a position she could not have imagined just a few years ago.
Myanmar Parliament will be able to vote on legislation to amend the Constitution before its current term ends, Speaker says.
Hong Kong's Cross-Harbor Tunnel reopens after two weeks; security personnel comb Polytechnic University for any remaining anti-government protesters.
Pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong score landslide win in council elections as residents vote in record numbers amid political crisis over China’s role in city.