2015 elections to be held late Oct/ early Nov: UEC

The chairman of Burma’s Union Election Commission, Tin Aye, said on Sunday that next year’s general elections will be held at the end of October or beginning of November. In response, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told reporters on Monday that the government must ensure “not only free and fair, but timely elections” if Burma is to progress on the path to democracy.