In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy is heading for what appears to be a landslide victory following Sunday's election. The ruling party has conceded defeat, but official results have been slow to come in.
While only a few seats will be up for grabs, it will indicate how voters in Myanmar feel about their year-old government. De facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been criticized both in Myanmar and abroad.
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.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has denied accusations of ethnic cleansing against the Muslim minority Rohingya communities. Suu Kyi said it was "too strong an expression" for what was happening.
Myanmar's opposition party, NLD, is expected to perform well in the upcoming parliamentary election - in large part due to the efforts of its leader Aung San Suu Kyi, with whom people have a unique relationship.
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