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Myanmar President Assesses Quake Damage to Bagan Temples

Myanmar's president, Htin Kyaw, Thursday flew to the ancient capital of Bagan - a popular tourist destination - to assess damage caused by the powerful earthquake which shook the north-central part of the country and killed at least three people, two of them young girls. The president said that UNESCO, Japan and China have offered to help restore the historic site, but that the process would be long and difficult. Bagan is home to thousands of ancient Buddhist pagodas, dozens of which...

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