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Myanmar's government -- time for course correction?

One year on, it is time for Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD to take stock

| Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos
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Myanmar military commander in chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing chat​s​ with ​ethnic representatives next to State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi after the opening ceremony of the 21st Century Panglong Conference in Naypyitaw on Aug. 31.   © Reuters

Myanmar at the end of March will mark the first anniversary of the historic ascension to power of the National League for Democracy under its leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Those who experienced the euphoria after the embattled opposition's landslide victory in November 2015 will never forget this unlikely culmination of more than a quarter of a century of struggle -- at the cost of many lives -- for democracy, peace and justice.

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