Suu Kyi party set to win Myanmar vote with little opposition
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
November 8, 2020
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — „Voting was underway in Myanmar’s elections on Sunday, with the party of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi heavily favored to retain power it had wrestled from the powerful military five years ago.
More than 90 parties are competing for seats in the lower and upper houses of Parliament, while there are also elections at the state and regional levels.“ (…) „The plight of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority — an issue of concern to foreign friends of the country — played no real role in the campaign.“ (…)