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A Burma election candidate who was attacked while campaigning was released from hospital on Wednesday, as election staff and international observers geared up for the 8 November polls.
Independent election observers monitoring Burma’s general election acknowledge their ability to criticise the government is limited.
Suu Kyi’s party alleges that Thein Sein has been campaigning on behalf of the USDP during official visits across the country.
The ousted USDP chairman again hints at his support for Suu Kyi, after a day of false rumours that the USDP had expelled him.
Suu Kyi says the NLD will win the election decisively, after which it will nominate a president, and that she’lll take on a role ‘above the president’.