History lives on in Yangon

May 26, 2017 by  
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YANGON, 26 May 2017: Yangon Heritage Trust has recognised the Yangon Stock Exchange building as the latest historic landmark to receive a Blue Plaque.

According to YHT, the Blue Plaque installed at the Yangon Stock Exchange was the trust’s 18th plaque.

YHT awards Blue Plaques to distinguish Yangon’s top architectural landmarks. Blue Plaques are permanent signs installed on public places to commemorate a link between locations and a famous person, event, or landmark. They serve as historical markers. Read more

Yangon adds more blue plagues

November 1, 2016 by  
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YANGON, 1 November 2016: Yangon Heritage Trust recently recognised the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) building on Bogalay Zay Street (Brooking Street) as the latest historic building to receive a Blue Plaque.

YHT awards Blue Plaques to distinguish Yangon’s top architectural landmarks. Blue Plaques are permanent signs installed on a public place to commemorate a link between the location and a famous person, event, or landmark. They serve as  historical markers.

Global New Light of Myanmar reported the YWCA was the oldest women’s organisation in Myanmar and serves people from all walks of life through various development projects. Read more