IN BRIEF: Suu Kyi makes official appearance

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Suu Kyi makes official appearance

Rangoon - The Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will make her first official public appearance since being released from six years of house arrest when she joins government Martyrs Day ceremonies today. Ms Suu Kyi has said she will lay a wreath in honour of her father, the independence hero General Aung San.Although she has spoken to supporters at her gate, Ms Suu Kyi has only ventured out of her lakeside home a few times, leaving in cars with tinted windows to avoid detection. Reuter