Thursday, 30 March 2017

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The government-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has found little support among young people in Maungdaw, according to a local election watchdog group.
Read more: USDP a hard sell for Maungdaw youth

Political parties have hit the campaign trail in northern Arakan State as Burma prepares for its first election in 20 years, said an opposition candidate from Maungdaw Township who asked not to be named.
Read more: Campaigning begins in Northern Arakan

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The National Democratic Party for Peace (NDPP) opened a party office in Maungdaw, according to an elder who attended the inaugural ceremony this morning.
Read more: NDPP opens Maungdaw office

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Election candidates from the Union Solidarity and Development Party(USDP) in Burma erected two billboards in Maungdaw this morning, according to members of an election watchdog group in Maungdaw.
Read more: USDP installs election billboards in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) began distributing election campaign T-shirts to trishaw drivers and day laborers in Maungdaw following a meeting yesterday, said a member of a local election watchdog group.
Read more: USDP targets day laborers ahead of elections