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Aung San Suu Kyi casts early vote in Myanmar election that exposes nation’s slow progress

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cast a ballot on Thursday in the capital Naypyidaw ahead of November’s election after being unable to travel to her registered township near Yangon due to restrictions aimed at containing a spike in coronavirus cases.Opposition parties had urged the government to postpone the election because of rising infections, but Suu Kyi, who is the chair of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, has said the November 8 vote must go ahead.Wearing a face mask…


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