Bloomberg View: Toward a More Open Myanmar

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There’s no denying the symbolic power of the April 1 parliamentary election wins by “The Lady,” as Aung San Suu Kyi is known in Myanmar. After boycotting 2010’s elections, the National League for Democracy appears to have won 43 out of 45 seats in parliamentary by-elections, a strong affirmation of its political appeal and Suu Kyi’s leadership.

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