Burma’s Union Election Commission has officially opened the application process for candidates to run in by-elections slated for April next year.
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
Opposition party to sue Election Commission while the victorious USDP accuses opponent of buying votes prior to the polls
More than 4.5 million ballots lost or cancelled according to government figures that claim more than three-quarters of the country voted
Power-sharing deal on the cards as analyst claims the junta proxy is looking to appoint an ethnic leader as one of three vice-presidents
Influential abbot approached by top junta ministers with requests to secure support for the USDP from victorious Karen party
No surprises as pro-junta USDP sweeps three quarters of seats, while a symbolic victory is won for three ethnic parties who finished in the top five