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Who Is Htin Kyaw, Myanmar's Newly Elected President?

Myanmar’s parliament voted Tuesday to elect Htin Kyaw as the country’s next president. Htin Kyaw is not a member of parliament, but he is a close confidant of National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was among the first to vote in Tuesday’s historic election. Here is what is known about Htin Kyaw: He is the second son the of the renowned Burmese Literary writer, poet, scholar and former Burmese professor Min Thu Wun, who was also an elected NLD Member of...

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