Otago Daily Times
Election not recognised
Yangon: Myanmar's militarybacked opposition party said yesterday it would not recognise an election held earlier this week and urged authorities to hold another vote.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) said at a news conference the vote was conducted unfairly and the party had asked the election commission for a rerun.
The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, has established a clear lead in early results and the party has claimed victory overall, citing its own unofficial tally. — Reuters