Myanmar polls

Suu Kyi says polls 'not free but fair'

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC that Sunday's national elections were "not free but fair". In her first interview since the polls, Suu Kyi congratulated the people of Myanmar.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Long road to democracy

Suu Kyi has reportedly said that she would control the future government even though she cannot be President, but she did not elaborate how she would square that circle.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Suu Kyi says polls 'not free but fair'

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC that Sunday's national elections were "not free but fair". In her first interview since the polls, Suu Kyi congratulated the people of Myanmar.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Myanmar enters final day of campaigning

Candidates in Myanmar enters their final day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's general election.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Disciplined democracy versus Time for change

Sadly neither the USDP nor NLD has chosen Muslim candidates to contest, though Myanmar has over five million Muslims. Rohingyas are automatically disenfranchised as they are not considered citizens of the country. It will be a Muslim-free election.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

Myanmar frees almost 7,000 prisoners

Myanmar pardons and releases 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, the government says.