• Wed, 09 Mar 2016 01:00
    Thailand should look hard at the changes in Myanmar
    THE THAI government needs to pay more attention to political developments in Myanmar and its capital Nay Pyi Taw. It doesn’t matter whether|Aung San Suu Kyi is able to assume the presidency
  • Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:54
    NLD’s MP appointed Myanmar’s lower house speaker
    NAY PYI TAW - National League for Democracy’s MP Win Myint was elected the next Lower House Speaker while MP T Khun Myat, a member of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), would be his deputy.
  • Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:47
    USDP makes most election complaints in Ayeyawady
    Yangon - The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) made the most complaints about the election and campaign period in Ayeyawady Region, said chairman Aung Myint of the Ayeyawady regional election sub-commission.
  • Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:28
    USDP member pledges to amend constitution
    YANGON - The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) will continue efforts to amend the constitution in line with current situations to build a new democratic country, said Than Htay, a member of the party's central executive committee.
  • Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:05
    USDP congratulates election winners
    The state-owned Kyaymon and the New Light of Myanmar newspapers have carried messages of congratulation from the Union Solidarity and Development Party to everyone who won a seat in Sunday's election
  • Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18:58
    Myanmar's USDP vice president safe
    Myanmar's Union Election Commission announced another batch of election results, confirming the National League for Democracy's winning of additional 45 Lower House seats from 67 seats.
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  • Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:15
    USDP co-chairman accepts loss
    Htay Oo, the co-chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), accepted his loss in the general election.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Nov 2015 01:00
    NLD 'needs a landslide victory'
    Ruling party only needs 40 per cent of vote to form govt with army; USDP candidate says; voters 'realistic' over chance of major change
  • Sat, 31 Oct 2015 20:21
    President warns of chaos if USDP loses
    Ngapudaw - Communism or civil war would be result of rapid change, said President Thein Sein told Oatshipkwin village, Ngapudaw, where he grew up in Ayeyawady Region.
  • Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:00
    Week in Review: Myanmar
    USDP unlikely to win Thura Shwe Mann, a member of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party, surprised the nation when he said his party had a slim chance of success in the November 8 election.
  • Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:58
    Thein Sein to remain president if USDP wins
    If the Union Solidarity and Development Party wins the election, its chairman, President Thein Sein, would remain head of state, said retired Lieutenant-General Khin Zaw Oo, a USDP candidate for Tanintharyi Township, during an election speech.
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  • Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:15
    USDP slammed over '2 kisses with Obama' campaign
    Strategy to attack Aung San Suu Kyi backfires, drawing criticism from politicians and laymen
  • Tue, 29 Sep 2015 19:58
    Locals question USDP candidate over "clean coal"
    Myeik - Locals attending a USDP campaign event in No 2 Constituency in Myeik Township questioned candidate Htay Myint over his repeated usage of the term "clean coal" while speaking about coal-fired power plants.
  • Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:10
    Myanmar's ruling party include trishaw drivers in campaign
    The Union Solidarity and Development Party has begun paying trishaw drivers Ks 5,000 each per month to raise USDP flags on the handlebars of their vehicles.
  • Tue, 18 Aug 2015 19:56
    Myanmar Speaker has few options
    Thura Shwe Mann, Myanmar's Speaker of Parliament, has few options after being ousted from the leadership of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) last week - and there is speculation that he may be impeached if he defies the military-b
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