A member of the Union Election Commission tells a session of Parliament’s Upper House that a by-election will be held sometime in 2018 to fill eight vacant seats in legislatures at the state, regional and national level.
The ruling USDP has said will run in Kokang electorates. But is the war-torn region ready for polls so soon?
Arakanese party representatives disqualified by UEC for attacking previous military junta and USDP in election campaigns last year
Parliaments will be convened with representatives elected in the 7 November election before the end of January, said an elected USDP rep