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Yangon Votes, 1st Time in 60 Years

Yangon Votes, 1st Time in  60 YearsYangon Votes, 1st Time in  60 Years

Residents of Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon went to the polls Saturday for the first municipal elections in six decades, with voters hoping for change as the city booms, despite knowing little about the candidates or their policies. The election will be closely watched as a test of the country’s democratic credentials ahead of a landmark nationwide poll slated for November next year.

 

Financialtribune.com