Aung San Suu Kyi’s close aide voted Myanmar’s next president

Aung San Suu Kyi’s close aide voted Myanmar’s next president

Myanmar’s lawmakers on Tuesday elected a close aide and longtime friend of Aung San Suu Kyi to become the country’s first civilian president in decades, in a historic moment for the formerly junta-run nation. Htin Kyaw, 69, won 360 of 652 votes cast by Myanmar’s two legislative chambers, paving the way for him to serve […]