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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.

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