On a recent February morning, just after Burma’s new democratically-elected parliament convened, the UEC was abuzz with activity.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy, cannot now be beaten in the polls.
Burma’s President Thein Sein has congratulated the NLD for leading in the election race – a clear signal that the ruling party has not yet conceded defeat.
Over a hundred Burmese voters living in Singapore flew to Rangoon on Friday to cast their ballots before polls close over the weekend.
“Some people are surprised our party has survived,” says National Unity Party candidate Phyu Phyu Nyunt.
Burma opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said she would rather lose the election than win through scandals as she campaigned in her constituency on the fringes of Burma’s commercial…