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Myanmar Sets November National Election Date

Myanmar has announced that the country's long-awaited national election will be held on November 8. The date was confirmed Wednesday by Union Election Commission Director U Thaung Hlaing, according to VOA's Burmese Service. The opposition National League for Democracy, headed by Aung San Suu Kyi, is expected to continue its strong performance at the polls. But Aung San Suu Kyi will be unable to run for president, after the military-dominated parliament last month rejected a...

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