Thin Lei Win was too young to vote in the 1990 election, and lived abroad during the 2010 failed ballot. Now back in Burma, she is eager to have her…
Burmese embassies in Thailand and Singapore have announced the advance polling dates for Burmese nationals abroad
The 2015 election is up and running. Political parties take to the streets on the first day of what is sure to be a tense and competitive campaign period.
Red tape and confusion contributed to apathy, resulting in only 19,000 of the millions of Burmese abroad registered to vote.
Burma’s Election Commission says 330 constituencies are confirmed for the lower house, 168 for the upper house, and 644 for regional parliaments.
The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy will be the only major ethnic party to contest the election in Namhkam Township against the USDP, NLD and NUP.