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Cabinet of Myanmar

Htin Kyaw President Myint Swe Vice-President Henry Van Thio Vice-President Aung San Suu Kyi Union Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of President’s Office Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe Minister for Home […]

Full list of Cabinet members released

The office of the president of Myanmar has finally published the completed list of ministers and ministries in the new Union Cabinet. The full list of ministers in the Union […]

Parliament approves new Government structure

President Htin Kyaw made his inaugural speech in parliament yesterday and received approval for a reduction in the number of ministries in the new government. The new government will be […]

Htin Kyaw elected President of Myanmar

Htin Kyaw has been elected as Myanmar’s new President, the first civilian president of the country for 53 years. He took 360 out of a possible 652 parliamentary votes to […]

Presidential 2016

An indirect election took place on 14 March 2016. Htin Kyaw received 360 of the 652 votes cast in the two houses of parliament and was therefore elected president.

Presidential election date now 10th March

The date for Myanmar’s parliament to elect a new president of the country has been moved forward by a week from 17th March to 10th March. The move was taken […]

Myanmar to choose new President on 17th March

Myanmar’s new parliament, which met for the first time on 1st February, has announced that it will elect a new President for the country on 17th March. Aung San Suu […]

NLD win supermajority

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has won the general election which took place last Sunday. The National League for Democracy has gone further and obtained the […]

Parliamentary 2015

Elections to the The Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) took place on 8 November 2015. Amyotha Hluttaw (House of Nationalities) National League for Democracy (NLD) 135 Union Solidarity and […]

Myanmar goes to the polls

Myanmar voters will go to the polls today to elect a new parliament and local authorities. Around 33.5 million voters will be entitled to vote at 41,000 polling stations between […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar

IMF Executive Board Completes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar Press Release No. 15/428 September 18, 2015 On August 28, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded […]

Myanmar calls General Election for 8th November

Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) has confirmed that a general election will take place on Sunday 8th November. A total of 1,142 seats will be contested, 330 constituencies to the […]