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Myanmar poll: Despite controversy, all signs point to resounding win for Suu Kyi's party

Supporters of the National League for Democracy party hold posters with the image of Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, on Nov 9, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
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BANGKOK - Myanmar's key opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) on Wednesday (Nov 11) denounced the Nov 8 general election, claiming it was full of irregularities.

Bur the election commission, in a rambling press conference that same afternoon, shrugged off all allegations as "baseless", seemingly oblivious that its tardiness in releasing results was sowing falsehood and agitation.

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