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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 29, 2018

Mar 29, 2018 - 9:15 AM

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Staunch Suu Kyi ally elected Myanmar president

Mar 28, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Win Myint remains one of Aung San Suu Kyi's inner circle – the pair fought side-by-side during the 1988 democracy movement that was violently quashed by the junta

NEW PRESIDENT. In this file photo taken on January 29, 2016, Win Myint, speaker of the lower house, attends the last day of parliament's regular session in Naypyidaw. File photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP

Suu Kyi ally looks set for Myanmar presidency

Mar 23, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Win Myint is the favorite to take over the presidency when he resigned from his position as lower house speaker shortly Htin Kyaw abruptly stepped down as president on Wednesday

WIN MYINT. Myanmar lower house parliament speaker Win Myint, a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) arrives for at the lower house of parliament in Naypyidaw on March 11, 2016. File photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP

In historic power shift, Myanmar swears in civilian president

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:21 PM

3rd UPDATE The US and EU hail Htin Kyaw s historic inauguration but warn that challenges still remain for Myanmar

epa05235671 Myanmar President Htin Kyaw (C), and Myanmar Vice Presidents Myint Swe (L) and Henry Van Thio (R) are sworn in during the oath taking ceremony at the Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 30 March 2016. It is the first Myanmar's elected civilian-led government in more than 50 years. EPA/HEIN HTET

Historic vote hands Myanmar first civilian president in decades

Mar 15, 2016 - 8:05 AM

5th UPDATE This is sister Aung San Suu Kyi s victory says the newly elected Htin Kyaw

This photo is taken on Febuary 1, 2016 shows Htin Kyaw (C) talks with media in Myanmar's Lower house Parliament in the capital city of Naypyidaw. Stringer/AFP

Suu Kyi aide confirmed as president nominee, while army picks hardliner

Mar 11, 2016 - 3:38 PM

One further vote of approval from the combined houses is needed before he can officially be anointed leader of the nation that has been run by the military for decades

TOP CHOICE. A close advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi (L), Htin Kyaw (R), is the NLD's nominee from the lower house (Pyithu Hluttaw), making him a favorite to become president in a vote expected next week. File photo by Nyein Chan Naing/EPA