Bagan redraws heritage zones

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TTR Weekly, 20 June 2017

Bagan’s World Heritage zone will skirt existing buildings and in some areas be extended to ensure communities do not lose residences or buildings.

The city is preparing its presentation, which will be the framework for a comprehensive request for UNESCO World Heritage recognition, but considerable pressure from residents who stood to lose property has now prompted revisions of the strict zoning that was earlier proposed.

Source: Bagan redraws heritage zones : TTR Weekly

Managing the Ho Citadel site more difficult than imagined

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The Ho Citadel. Source: Viet Nam News 20140608

Vietnam’s Ho Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province was declared a World Heritage Site in 2011, but there is a conflict now between the authorities and the people living in the protected buffer zone over illegal construction.

The Ho Citadel. Source: Viet Nam News 20140608

The Ho Citadel. Source: Viet Nam News 20140608

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