3 STORIES TAGGED ‘ELECTION’

KNU Calls for Negotiation before Electing New Village Administrators

January 4, 2018  •  Author: Saw Myat Oo Thar

The Karen National Union (KNU)’s Win-Yay Township in Dooplaya District released a notification to the local authorities on December 29 to negotiate with them, on the issue of electing new village administrators in Kyain-seikgyi Township, Karen State. P’doh Saw Maung Shwe... Read more ►

New Karen Party Can’t Campaign Until it Receives Approval Of Its Registration

October 28, 2014  •  Author: Saw Tun Lin

The Karen National Party (KNP), a newly formed Karen political party has yet to hear back from the Union Election Commission if its registration has been formally accepted. The KNP said it is reluctant to carry out any of the party campaigns as it has not yet received respon... Read more ►

Former Kachin leader to contest by-election as an independent

January 31, 2012  •  Author: Nan Thoo Lei (KIC)

An ethnic Kachin leader, Dr. Htu Jar, will compete in Burma’s by-election scheduled for April 1st as an independent candidate. Dr. Htu Jar said he would run as individual representative as he had failed to get his proposed party registered for Burma’s national elections... Read more ►

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