Ending decades of ethnic conflict is one of the biggest challenges for the incoming government of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who has made it her first priority.
The National League for Democracy (NLD) won a total of 36 seats, 21 in the Lower House and 15 in the Upper House.
At just after 6pm local time, the Union Election Commission released the sixteenth round of election results.
Ethnic armed groups on Burma’s frontiers report continuing hostilities with the Burmese Army, express concern for the ceasefire initiative.
A group of farmers from Shan state issued a public call on Friday demanding that Burma’s government remove sections of the Shwe gas pipeline built on their land