Updated Monday, November 16, 2015 0:18 am TWN
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Blogger Nay Phone Latt spent years in prison under Myanmar's former junta, but preparing to enter parliament as a newly minted MP for Aung San Suu Kyi's democracy party, he refuses to let the darkness of the past dull optimism for the country's future.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party attained a historic majority in Myanmar's Parliament on Friday, making it possible for them to form the Southeast Asian country's first truly civilian government in more than half a century.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition on Friday secured a parliamentary majority from last weekend's polls that will allow it to elect a president and form a government in a historic shift in power from the army.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won her parliamentary seat, official results showed Wednesday, leading a near total sweep by her party that will give the country its first government in decades that isn't under the military's sway.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition appeared on the verge of a landslide election win that could finally reset Myanmar after decades of army control Tuesday, as a top member of the ruling party said they had "lost completely."
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party on Monday cheered in growing excitement as early results from Myanmar's historic election boosted hopes of sweeping gains to carry it to power after decades of military dominance.
Monday, November 9, 2015
With tremendous excitement and hope, millions of citizens voted Sunday in Myanmar's historic general election that will test whether the military's long-standing grip on power can be loosened, with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party expected to secure an easy victory.
The last time Myanmar held a nationwide election, Aung San Suu Kyi languished under house arrest while her party's landslide win was simply ignored by the country's brutal military rulers.
Nepal has struck a deal with a private supplier to fly in fuel from Bangladesh to ease crippling shortages that have sparked fears of domestic flights being grounded, its state oil trading company said Saturday.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
With tremendous excitement and hope, millions of citizens voted Sunday in Myanmar's historic general elections that will test whether the military's longstanding grip on power can be loosened, with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party expected to secure an easy victory.
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