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Suu Kyi loyalist confirmed for Myanmar presidential race

 Legislators will hold another round of voting next week to choose one of them as president

Htin Kyaw was approved by a 274-29 vote in the lower house of parliament to be chosen a finalist.

Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president

Aung San Suu Kyi, left, arrives to participate in the first-day regular session of the upper house of parliament. (Photo: AP)

Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party won a landslide victory in the Nov. 8 general elections.

Even if one discounts the war gaming in news television studios and the civilisational conflicts being played out daily on social media, it is apparent that the aftermath of the Uri attack is not the

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