The general election dominated events in Myanmar, while the government pushed for a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement before the polls. Attention was drawn to student protests and the plight of the Rohingya boat people. Major flooding caused havoc throughout the country and moderated expectations for economic growth. Throughout the year, the government and opposition parties dealt with internal management issues, voter and candidate lists, and partisan electoral politics.
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Research Article| February 01 2016
Myanmar in 2015: An Election Year
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 138–147.
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Stephen McCarthy; Myanmar in 2015: An Election Year. Asian Survey 1 February 2016; 56 (1): 138–147. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.138
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