søndag 15. november 2015

Much still at stake in Myanmar after Aung San Suu Kyi's election victory

Aung San Suu Kyi faces months of delicate negotiations with Myanmar’s entrenched army after confirmation that her party won a majority of seats in last weekend’s historic elections. On Friday the National League for Democracy (NLD) pushed past the 329-seat mark, giving her decades-old democracy movement with an absolute parliamentary majority and a mandate to rule. The latest results gave the NLD 364 seats in both houses; the ruling Union Solidarity Development party (USDP) had taken just 40. Read more