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Lost kingdom: Myanmar's forgotten royals


Myanmar's Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi showing oil paintings of her parents at a relative's house in Yangon on Nov 3, 2013. - AFP

Myanmar's Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi showing oil paintings of her parents at a relative's house in Yangon on Nov 3, 2013. - AFP

YANGON (AFP): In a modest Yangon apartment, the granddaughter of Myanmar's last king lives poor and unrecognised by her neighbours - a far cry from the power and riches of her ancestor. 

Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi said the childhood days when her family had a bevy of servants and retained some of its royal status were now a distant memory. 

   

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