Suu Kyi’s nomination finally elected

by Alan Nichols

What will come next is how Aung San Suu Kyi will take up a leadership position and whether parliament has to affirm it.

Following is the fullest biography of Myanmar’s new President, written by Aung Zaw, founder and editor in chief of The Irrawaddy publishing company which for decades was based in Chiang Mai but over the last 18 months also in Yangon.