Watch today’s top stories with Angus Watson.
Security concerns force a closure of polls as intense fighting continues between Burmese government forces and the Shan State Army-North.
The ruling USDP has massively outstripped opposition parties when it comes to money spent on luring voters, according to election watchdog PACE.
Just two months ago, Shwe Mann looked set for political oblivion. Now, Reuters reports, his next step could be a tilt at the presidency.