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Opposition leader Suu Kyi registers to run in Myanmar by-election Phuket Gazette / News WiresPHUKET: Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday registered to run for a parliamentary seat in Myanmar's upcoming by-election, a Burmese news organization in exile reported.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner officially filed to run for the near-rural constituency of Kawhmu, on the outskirts of Rangoon, during the April 1 by-election. Hundreds of supporters of the 66-year-old democracy icon's National League for Democracy party gathered outside of the commission office, Mizzima News reported.