Watch today’s top stories with Angus Watson.
At just 6pm local time, the UEC announced the winners of 67 Lower House seats.
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.
Burmese government forces have launched air strikes on the Wanhai headquarters of Shan State Army-North, according to a rebel army spokesperson.
With a victory looking inevitable, Suu Kyi has called for a resumption of quadripartite talks with President Thein Sein, Shwe Mann and Min Aung Hlaing.