On DVB Debate’s National Election Debate, senior members from across the political spectrum met at the Inya Lake Hotel in Rangoon on 4 November to champion their policies ahead of…
“Some people are surprised our party has survived,” says National Unity Party candidate Phyu Phyu Nyunt.
The 2015 election is up and running. Political parties take to the streets on the first day of what is sure to be a tense and competitive campaign period.
The opposition NLD tops the candidate lists with 1,151 representatives, followed by the ruling USDP with 1,134, and NUP with 763.
The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy will be the only major ethnic party to contest the election in Namhkam Township against the USDP, NLD and NUP.
DVB asks NUP leader how high his expectations are for this year’s election. And who does he consider the main contenders?