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“Getting Rangoon Right” How about R...

“Getting Rangoon Right” How about “Getting Phnom Penh Right ! “

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Rangoon is the old capital of Myanmar. After closing the country for many decades, Myanmar open the country to the world recently. Many investments from Thailand and China to develop the city. At the same time there is a question what Rangoon will be in the next future. Dr. Thant Myint-U, founder and chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust dressed the challenge of Rangoon urban preservation at Asia Society on May 1, 2013. In a discussion with architect Bill Greaves, director of the Vann Molyvann Project, Thant compared the experience of Phnom Penh and Yangon/Rangoon at this pivotal “historical moment.” How about “Getting Phnom Penh Right.


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