Suu Kyi's former schoolmate nominated as president
Htin Kyaw is a trusted adviser who runs an education foundation
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 - 5:50 AM
If he is chosen, Mr Htin Kyaw would be the first leader in decades not to come from the ranks of the military in Myanmar.
A FORMER schoolmate of Aung San Suu Kyi was nominated as a presidential candidate in Myanmar's Parliament on Thursday, ending weeks of speculation that the revered pro-democracy leader herself would take that role.
In a subdued session on Thursday, Ms Suu Kyi's party...