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Interview With An Election Observer

November 25, 2015 by Sa Eh Sue

Sa Eh Sue — Naw Elizabeth, from the Karen Women’s Empowerment Group (KWEG), recently spoke with BNI Election Newsroom about her experiences as an observer during polling in the recent election.

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Polling Complaint Sent To Arakan State Election Commission

November 25, 2015 by San Maung Than

San Maung Than — During the national election only one complaint has been officially lodged from recent polling in Arakan State, according to U Thurein Htut, an officer with the Arakan State election sub-commission office. Ramree Township election sub-commission submitted complaint against U Kyaw Shwe...

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Few Female Candidates Win Seats In Kachin State

November 25, 2015 by Thuta Linn

Thuta Linn — Female candidates in Kachin State contested the recent election but few of them won seats.  In total, 67 ran but only 8 were successful. Half were from the National League for Democracy (NLD), according to voting results released by the Union Election...

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KBZ Selects Hughes JUPITER system as foundation for new nationwide satellite network

KBZ Gateway Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Myanmar’s KBZ Group of Companies Ltd., has selected...

November 25, 2015 by Mizzima

Yoma Yangon International Marathon 2016 to be largest to date

Myanmar is now less than two months away from runners taking to the streets of...

November 24, 2015 by Mizzima

Hakha Explosion Kills Six, Injures Nine

According to reports an explosion at a house in Hakha, the Chin State, capital killed...

November 23, 2015 by Khonumthung

‘Green construction’ meet looks at viable eco-friendly housing

The Mayor of Yangon U Hla Myint attended the “1st Green Construction Summit” in Yangon...

November 23, 2015 by Mizzima

New state-of-the-art Pun Hlaing school campus coming

Pun Hlaing International School has announced details of its new, state of the art campus...

November 23, 2015 by Mizzima

Little Aid, No Contact: Shan State's IDP Crisis

Shan State’s 10,000-plus internally displaced people (IDPs) are now dispersed between more than ten locations...

November 20, 2015 by S.H.A.N


Former Prince of Hsipaw Honored in Colorado

Last Thursday the Colorado School of Mines posthumously conferred on Sao Kya Seng, the last...


To Hopeland and Back: The Signing of the NCA

Some inside information about what happened behind the scenes at the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA)...