Submitted by Eleven on Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:00
Voter turnout rate in the by-elections was the lowest since the 1990 General Elections. The Union Election Commission held the 2017 by-elections for 19 vacant constituencies—nine seats for the Lower House, three for the Upper House and seven for State Parliaments.
Submitted by Eleven on Mon, 04/03/2017 - 22:13
Submitted by Eleven on Mon, 04/03/2017 - 13:34
The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) won nine seats from 19 vacant constituencies across the country in the 2017 by-elections held on April 1, followed by Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) with all six seats, the Arakan National Party with a seat, the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) with two and the All Nationalities Democratic Party (Kayah) with one.
The Union Election Commission (UEC) announced the voting results on April 2.
Submitted by Eleven on Mon, 04/03/2017 - 13:31
Tin Tun, the secretary of the Union Election Commission said the UEC has spent Ks 1.6 billion on the 2017 by-elections.
Submitted by Eleven on Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:56
Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 04/01/2017 - 18:22
Parliamentary by-elections have started with 2 million voters eligible to take part.
Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 04/01/2017 - 15:36
The development of a country depends on the health and education, State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi said as she unveiled the National Health Policy in Nay Pyi Taw on March 31
Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 04/01/2017 - 15:23
A political party comprising of 88 Generation Youth and Open Society leaders will be formed and registered by the end of the year, according to leaders of the group dating back to the 1988 uprising.