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Stories with place: Naypyidaw
  • Election losers can still make laws in Myanmar for 2½ months 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 6:06 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - The military-backed party overwhelmingly voted out of office in Myanmar's general elections still has another 2 ½ months to make laws as the majority - and retains enough potency to complicate matters if it chooses to do so.

  • An ecstatic nation awaits Suu Kyi's historic election win story has photos
    Updated: Nov-09-15 9:35 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Voices rang out in unison Monday, as hundreds of jubilant people gathered outside the opposition party headquarters where images of Aung San Suu Kyi were being shown on large-screen TVs. Results from Myanmar's historic election were still not final, but opposition leaders were convinced of success and their supporters were celebrating.

  • Myanmar president votes in 'military country' story has photos
    Updated: Nov-08-15 7:26 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - President Thein Sein, the archrival of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, voted Sunday in Myanmar's grandiose capital, built from scratch by the military and symbolic of its half-century of iron-fisted rule over the impoverished Southeast Asian nation.