Voters head to the polls in Myanmar on Sunday, in what should be the first free general election in the country in 25 years. The NLD party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is tipped to win by a landslide.
Myanmar's parliament has elected an ally of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi as president. Htin Kyaw abruptly resigned as president last week.
The Oxford College where Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied has taken her portrait down from public display. This follows international criticism over her role in her country’s humanitarian crisis.
Thailand will continue to back neighbor Myanmar even as the latter clamps down on an uprising in its Rohingya province. Thailand's ambassador to Myanmar spoke with DW about Bangkok’s role in the ongoing conflict.
The party of Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a string of seats in the country's by-elections. The vote was held to select MPs for parliament's upper houses and some state assemblies.
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