Tuesday, July 25, 2017

NLD campaign team threatened by armed group

The candidates of National League for Democracy (NLD) in Mongshu township alleged that they were threatened by the Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP) and Shan State Army during their election campaigning on March 29.

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Ongoing forceful campaigning in Ann

Ann - Today is the last day of by-election campaign and the heat is on for all the candidates.

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Who is going to win in Ann township?

Nyan Lynn Aung travels to Ann in Rakhine State to assess the potential winner of the by-election.

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Mon State by-election: All about the “bridge”

The construction of the bridge connecting Mon State’s capital Mawlamyine and Belukyun Island began in the previous government, but the controversies began under the current National League of Democracy-led government. 

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Shan State under watchful eyes

With eight hot seats at stake in Shan State, Ye Mon tracks down electoral hopefuls and their challenges under the watchful eyes of armed elements there.

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Will voters show up?

The upcoming by-election on 1 April will be under the National League for Democracy-led government. The Myanmar Times’ Reporter Shoon Naing investigates whether there will be a higher voter turnout this time.

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The meaning of the upcoming by-election

The April 1 by-election is a significant event in the annals of Myanmar’s democratic development for myriads of reasons.

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