President Thein Sein

Myanmar general election on November 8

Myanmar officials announce November 8 as the date for a historic general election set to be the first contested by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition in a quarter of a century.

July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015

Myanmar president vows 'free, fair' polls

Myanmar's president reaffirms his vow to hold a "free and fair" election after the country set the date for what many hope will be the most democratic vote in a generation for the former junta-run nation.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Myanmar general election on November 8

Myanmar officials announce November 8 as the date for a historic general election set to be the first contested by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition in a quarter of a century.

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Myanmar fighting kills 'dozens' in recent days

50 soldiers have been killed in three days of fighting between government troops and Kokang ethnic rebels in Myanmar.