Human Interest

Reuters reveals Indonesian plan calls for Southeast Asia to hold Myanmar junta to election pledge

Reuters was first to report that Indonesia is pushing Southeast Asian neighbors to agree on an action plan over Myanmar’s coup that would keep the junta to its promise of holding elections, with monitors to ensure they are fair and inclusive. The proposal from the biggest regional nation falls short of the public demands of protesters and some Western countries for the immediate release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the recognition of the Nov. 8 ballot her party won in a landslide.  

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Human Interest
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Economy & Policy
Regions: Asia
Countries: Myanmar
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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