Archaeologists to sue Bagan management committee

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Lawyer U Phoe Phyu discusses the lawsuit at a press confreence in Yangon on Tuesday. Source: Myanmar Times, 05 Sep 2018

via Myanmar Times, 05 September 2018: The Myanmar Archaeology Association files a lawsuit against the Mandalay government over what it describes as mismanagement of the Bagan heritage area.

Lawyer U Phoe Phyu discusses the lawsuit at a press confreence in Yangon on Tuesday. Source: Myanmar Times, 05 Sep 2018

Lawyer U Phoe Phyu discusses the lawsuit at a press confreence in Yangon on Tuesday. Source: Myanmar Times, 05 Sep 2018

The Myanmar Archaeology Association will sue the Bagan Management Committee for mismanagement of the Bagan heritage site in Mandalay Region, the association’s secretary has said.

The association will send a letter through a law firm to Nyaung U district court this week. The court will look into the accusations, and hearings on the matter are expected to take about two months, said U Thu Ra Aung, the association’s secretary.

Source: Archaeologists to sue Bagan management committee | The Myanmar Times

Cambodian government files lawsuit over Angkor lights furore

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Following this week’s furore over the light fixtures at Angkor Wat, the Cambodian govenrment has sued the president of the Khmer Civilisation Foundation for spreading false information about the nature of the fixtures. The government and the custodian Apsara Authority maintain that the lights were installed into existing nooks and no drilling was done.

Let there be light at Angkor
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