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Proportional Representation Plan Modified in Myanmar

Proponents of a controversial proportional representation system in Myanmar, also known as Burma, now say the plan would not apply to ethnic minority areas of the country. Daw Dwel Bu of the National Democratic Force [NDF], which supports the idea of proportional representation, said the plan would only be used in areas dominated by the majority Burmese people. "When the [proportional representation] system is used, it will be used only in seven Divisions but not in [ethnic]...

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