The daughter of former KIO leader Maran Brang Seng will enter the Kachin State parliament in February, to pursue her father’s struggle for a federal Burma.
Aung San Suu Kyi has pledged to pay “special attention” to ties with China when her party takes office.
The NLD has won a majority of contested seats in both Houses. But with a 67 percent landslide, it could also edge out a USDP- military alliance.
Voting in Burma’s general election is well underway, and no major incidents have marred polling in the main cities.
According to a straw poll by Myanmar Now, voters in Rangoon cannot see beyond Suu Kyi’s party.
Khin Ma Ma Myo discusses politics in Burma, and the military’s continued control over the ministries of defence, home affairs and border security.