A survey questioning major political parties reveals that there will still be a lack of commitment in parliament when it comes to human rights issues.
The ruling USDP has massively outstripped opposition parties when it comes to money spent on luring voters, according to election watchdog PACE.
A total of 88 candidates from across Burma, including almost an entire Muslim political party, have been disqualified from the 8 November general election.
DVB speaks to former presidential advisor Nay Zin Latt, whose newly formed National Development Party plans to contest 250 seats across the country.
DVB spoke recently with DPM Chairman Thu Wai about his party’s aspirations and how he envisages the political landscape in post-election Burma.
With more ethnic-based political parties registering in Chin, Arakan and Mon states, competition promises to be tough in November’s general election.