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Category: Election

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KSPP Won’t Air Policy Speech on MRTV

KSPP Won’t Air Policy Speech on MRTV

The Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) won’t broadcast their party’s policy speech on Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) after being asked to censor it by the Union Election Commission (UEC).  Salang Naw Hkung, in charge…

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Kachin State Voter List Increases by More Than 10,000

Kachin State Voter List Increases by More Than 10,000

After the Kachin State Election Commission published its second draft of the state’s voter list, the number of eligible voters had increased by 10,000. According to the commission, there were more than 1,080,000 eligible voters…

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Naga National Party Aims to Win Representation in Kachin State

Naga National Party Aims to Win Representation in Kachin State

The Naga National Party (NNP) has laid out its platform to win parliamentary representation in 15 constituencies, including in Kachin State, in Burma’s general election scheduled for November 8. Shu Maung, chair of the NNP,…

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Only One Army Polling Station for Kachin State

Only One Army Polling Station for Kachin State

In Kachin State, there will be only one army polling station, meaning most soldiers in the state will be voting at the same locations as regular civilians during the upcoming 2020 general election on November…

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Ethnic Political Parties’ Youth Reps Meet in Myitkyina to Strategize for Election Victory

Ethnic Political Parties’ Youth Reps Meet in Myitkyina to Strategize for Election Victory

Youth representatives from five allied ethnic political parties around Burma met in the Kachin State capital of Myitkyina to draw up a strategy for winning as many seats as possible in the coming general election.…

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KSPP Not Buying Into NLD’s New Ethnic Affairs Committee

KSPP Not Buying Into NLD’s New Ethnic Affairs Committee

The Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) has criticized the ruling National League for Democracy’s (NLD) hasty formation of an ethnic affairs committee—and its appointment of an ethnic Kachin chair—as a move to garner support in…

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Another Kachin Political Party Merges with KSPP

Another Kachin Political Party Merges with KSPP

The Union Nationalities Federal Democracy Party (UNFDP), a political party based in Kachin State, merged with the Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) in the state capital Myitkyina on Friday. The merger is the latest move…

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KSPP Calls on US to Strengthen Presence in Kachin State

KSPP Calls on US to Strengthen Presence in Kachin State

A Kachin political party representative has asked that the US open an official liaison office in Kachin State since China has done the same. The proposal by the Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) was directed…