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The fight to save colonial architecture in Yangon, Myanmar

Conservationists in Myanmar are fighting to preserve the former capital Yangon's distinctive colonial architecture.

After decades of isolation and economic stagnation, the city, which dates back to the 19th century, has survived largely intact.

However, some parts are in urgent need of restoration, as Jonah Fisher reports.

  • 18 Nov 2014
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