Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

Supporters hold light boxes portraying Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and red high heels during National League for Democracy (NLD) party’s election campaign rally in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. – EPA pic, November 8, 2020.

MILLIONS across Myanmar waited in long lines today to vote in an election expected to return to power the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains a hero at home in spite of a reputation abroad shattered by the Rohingya crisis.

The election is just the second since Myanmar emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

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