Cast of Suu Kyi aides tipped for Myanmar president role

Aung San Suu Kyi, 70, is barred from Myanmar's presidency by a constitution that thwarts her ambition to lead the country away from decades of military ruleA doctor, a one-time driver and a personal assistant head a motley ensemble of possible picks for Myanmar’s next president, as democracy figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a close confidante to rule in her place. Suu Kyi, 70, is barred from Myanmar’s presidency by a constitution that thwarts her ambition to lead the country away from decades of military rule. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won a resounding victory at November elections — a direct endorsement for the Nobel laureate who is the shining star of the country’s democracy movement.

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