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Myanmar election race kicks off despite ban on big rallies

Coronavirus fears force Suu Kyi to cancel campaign trip on first day

A supporter in Yangon holds a flag of the ruling party, National League for Democracy, September 6. (Photo by Yuichi Nitta)

YANGON -- Election campaigns in Myanmar officially started on Tuesday and will end on Nov. 6, two days before the vote, as the country approaches its first democraticelection since 2015.

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