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Myanmar's Suu Kyi furious about corruption ahead of elections

Ruling NLD struggles in rural regions with little to show in reforms

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has traveled to all parts of the country since January to shore up political support.   © Reuters

YANGON -- Myanmar's ruling party led by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi faces struggles on many sides as next year's general election looms, including corruption scandals that have undermined the party's pledge to clean up the government.

"Suu Kyi is furious about the consecutive cases of corruption among government leaders," a government source said recently.

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