UEC says Nov 8 election result is final

The Union Election Commission (UEC) will accept the results of the 2020 Myanmar election held on November 8 as final and there will not be an election re-run, said U Myint Naing from the UEC. “The recent election met five standards. Other big parties which contested in the election had already approved the result. We’ll […]

Foreign Countries Behind Myitsone Dam Opposition: Chinese Ambassador

YANGON—Opposition to the controversial Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam was politically victimized by “some forces backed by foreign countries” in an effort to derail Myanmar’s democratic reform process and hinder China-Myanmar relations, the outgoing Chinese ambassador to Myanmar said. “Misinformation frequently came out [about the dam]. Their goal is to create misunderstanding about the project,” Ambassador Hong […]