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Metropolitan City in Yangon Region, Myanmar

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Yangon: Metropolitan City in Yangon Region, Myanmar
Yangon, also known as Rangoon, is the capital of the Yangon Region and the largest city of Myanmar. Yangon served as the capital of Myanmar until 2006, when the military government relocated the administrative functions to the purpose-built city of Naypyidaw [nèpjìdɔ̀] in central Myanmar. With over 7 million people, Yangon is Myanmar's most populous city and its most important commercial centre.

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Transforming trash into hip treasures in Myanmar [Video]

Transforming trash into hip treasures in Myanmar

Stitch by stitch, bottle by bottle, 68-year-old Wendy Neampui from Yangon is turning trash into fashionable apparel at her upcycle shop called "ChuChu House". Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published
Yangon: Scores of people rescued from a blazing building in Myanmar's commercial hub [Video]

Yangon: Scores of people rescued from a blazing building in Myanmar's commercial hub

Around 60 fire trucks raced to the 12-storey apartment block as smoke and flames spread through the building.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

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