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Thailand sets election day time frame between February 24 and May 5, 2019

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Elections will be held on February 24 at the earliest and by May 5 at the latest, Thailand's Election Commission (EC) chairman Ittiporn Boonprakong...
Historic day for Myanmar as new parliament convenes

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The first session of Myanmar’s newly elected parliament kicked off on February 1. For the first time in more than 50 years of democratic...
Now Suu Kyi must live up to her promises

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The landslide victory of the National League for Democracy of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi brought the party 163 out of 182...
Myanmar’s ruling party: “We have to find out why we lost”

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Vote counting in Myanmar is still ongoing and complete results are not expected until tonight, but one thing is clear: Aung San Suu Kyi's...
New path ahead as Myanmar goes to the polls in 80%-turnout

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Polls are open in Myanmar today in elections that will test the military's longstanding grip on power. It's the first election contested by the...