Hard slog ahead for Suu Kyi's party which is expected to win again in Myanmar election

   Ms Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused of micromanaging and suppressing dissent.
Ms Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused of micromanaging and suppressing dissent.PHOTO: REUTERS

BANGKOK - Yangon residents have been holed up at home in the run-up to Myanmar's Nov 8 general election because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Many were hooked on social media which was awash in red. The ruling National League for Democracy's (NLD) red fighting peacock flag is flying on everything from Facebook and cars to boats and bullock carts.

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