Most are overseas and have been unable to register; canceled polls in areas affected by ethnic violence could also dent the election's credibility.
The November elections will show if Myanmar's march to democracy is real.
Beijing has denied the accusation but the rare public criticism exposes growing tensions between the two countries.
Military uses veto to prevent changes to constitution allowing opposition leader to run.
Researchers say this is a common "service" for desperate migrant mothers fearful of losing their jobs.
Authorities don't know yet how many bodies are in each of the 139 grave sites.
Myanmar has up to now resisted calls for it to take part in meetings on the migrant crisis.
Fleeing persecution, Rohingya migrants are being kept at sea by countries that don't want them.
Several thousand migrants, many of them hungry and sick, are adrift in boats in Southeast Asian seas and governments of the region must rescue them quickly to avert a "massive humanitarian crisis," the U.N. says.
The Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority in Myanmar, were among the hundreds of refugees rescued in Malaysia and Indonesia this weekend.
MySQUAR aims to be the "driving force" behind Myanmar's online economy
A court in Yangon sentenced the men for denigrating Buddhism.
A new study says malaria is resisting the most effective drugs in Southeast Asia.
Observers say genocidal killings are being carried out by armed Buddhist police in the internment camps housing the Rohingya Muslims, one of the most persecuted communities in the world, according to the UN
"Emotionally, they need the support of wives and children. When morale is good, they are better fighters."
The country's first census in 30 years is being faulted for not counting Rohingyas, a persecuted minority
Since nightclubs are off limits and day parties have been banned, hipsters find a third way to let loose.
Ismail Razali pushed hard for a meeting with the head of Burma's military government. The U.N. secretary-general's special envoy hoped to restart talks between the regime and Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader released in May from house arrest after months of intense diplomacy.