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Monks force Myanmar govt to stop work on five projects

The property projects risk damaging and desecrating the golden Shwedagon pagoda, say monks.


MYANMAR'S government announced it would halt five controversial property developments near the Shwedagon pagoda, the country's most famous Buddhist site. Myanmar's influential monks have led calls to stop the projects, which they say risk damaging and desecrating the golden pagoda

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