This morning’s 9am announcement of results by Burma’s election commission did not deliver as expected the fatal blow to the military-backed government.
UEC Chairman Tin Aye has proposed postponing the 8 November election due to recent flooding and landslides across the country.
Despite speculation that Arakan, Chin and Sagaing regions would not be ready in time, Burma’s election commission says it is up to speed.
A total of 88 candidates from across Burma, including almost an entire Muslim political party, have been disqualified from the 8 November general election.
The Union Election Commission (UEC) has pledged to assist people with disabilities so they may conveniently vote in the upcoming general election.
The UEC has set about confirming just who is eligible to vote in next year’s general election.