As Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing grooms his juniors, who is likeliest to take his place when he steps down, and what do recent military shake-ups mean for the 2020 elections?
A reluctance to engage with or listen to the wishes of ethnic communities and political parties mean the NLD will be more contested than ever in the upcoming election.
On the Rohingya crisis, the government must prepare to work with ASEAN and others, but ultimately the solution will have to come from within.
Amid questions over his ties to both the USDP and NLD, ex-general and former House speaker says he founded the Union Betterment Party to serve the people.
Large crowds clad in adoring T-shirts turn out to wish the State Counselor a happy 74th birthday in Yangon, Mandalay and elsewhere.
Successor organization to Ma Ba Tha accuses govt of failing the ‘country, race and religion’; ruling party spokesman says voters won’t be swayed by religious extremism.
NLD candidate Sai Pan Hsai remains Shan State Ethnic Affairs Minister for Mandalay Region after the UEC dismisses election complaints from SNLD challenger Nan Htwe Hmone.
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has not conceded defeat to incumbent Joko Widodo in April’s elections, claiming electoral fraud.
An open letter from the United Solidarity and Development Party and its political allies to the election commission called current electoral processes unfree and unfair.
Political analysts are calling a May 23 collaboration between the military and the USDP that offered free medical services an inappropriate political partnership.
The future political power of the Thai military junta that seized control of the country in a 2014 coup now hinges on its ability to form a slim majority coalition.
On this day in 1990 the Myanmar public voted overwhelmingly for the NLD in the country’s first multi-party election in 30 years. Despite its pre-poll promises, the ruling military
With an election looming, we can only expect their hate-mongering to intensify
Opposition parties have threatened legal action against new seat allocation rules they save have robbed their “democratic front” alliance of a parliamentary majority.
An interview with communications and human rights specialist James Gomez on the power of fake news abroad and the role it’s likely to play in next year’s general elections.