Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in India celebrates her US election success

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US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has shattered the glass ceiling in America. Not only will she be the first woman to become VP, she’ll also be the first person of colour. Harris was born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother. We take a look at how the history-making news has sparked celebrations in India.


Meanwhile, Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party has claimed victory in Myanmar’s second democratic election since the end of military rule. But critics say the vote was hampered by coronavirus restrictions and that ethnic minorities were sidelined. We tell you more.

Plus, Japan may have a high-tech reputation, yet much of its bureaucracy is steeped in analogue technology. But the government now wants to kickstart a digital revolution. That involves saying sayonora to fax machines and personal stamps called hanko. Our correspondent Justin McCurry and his team report.

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