Thein Aung (centre) and his family travelled back to Myanmar from the United States to see the renovated family house. Photo: Ann Wang

In Yangon, more colonial buildings are being preserved as homeowners realise they can profit from heritage

In Myanmar’s former capital, more owners are discovering the value of refurbishing, not demolishing, their old colonial homes, for which foreigners and wealthy locals are prepared to pay impressive rents

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Thein Aung (centre) and his family travelled back to Myanmar from the United States to see the renovated family house. Photo: Ann Wang
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