Suu Kyi criticises restoration of Myanmar temples

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Myanmar’s most famous political figure Aung San Suu Kyi was recently quoted decrying the poor restoration of the ancient temples of at Bagan, where conservation efforts by the government are seen to be not up to international standards and catered towards attracting the tourist dollar rather than inherent heritage value.

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Suu Kyi criticizes restoration of Burma temples
AP, via Asian Correspondent, 12 July 2011
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