The incoming parliament is set to have double the women of the previous government – but will that result in adequate representation?
An NLD candidate in Pegu Division has accused his rivals from the ruling USDP of drafting Buddhist monks to garner votes and verbally attack the opposition.
More than 400 candidates from three new political parties devoted to representing Burma’s farmers will contest seats in the upcoming November election.
Burma’s Union Election Commission rejected suggestions by opposition MPs to postpone the November election amid concerns over voter list irregularities.
DVB spoke to the leaders of several political parties to learn what it takes for a candidate to get their party’s nomination.