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MPs meet with residents aggrieved by Dawei SEZ »

The MP meets local residents aggrieved by Dawei Special Economic Zone.

1:56 PM | We’ve already presented some of the matters to our superiors. We’ll also present to government that issues we’ve learned from the talks and work so that action can be taken as soon as…

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MPs meet with residents aggrieved by Dawei SEZ »

The MP meets local residents aggrieved by Dawei Special Economic Zone.

1:56 PM | We’ve already presented some of the matters to our superiors. We’ll also present to government that issues we’ve learned…

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Visit is chance to rethink investments »

Karen people stage a protest against government plans for dams on the Salween River. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be requesting more Thai investment in the hydropower dam plans. (Photo courtesy Karen News)

9:58 AM | A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Thailand and Myanmar for the Salween dams project, which includes five…

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The road to Dawei is paved with empty promises »

A car drives on the road linking Thailand to the Thai-backed Dawei Special Economic Zone project in southern Burma in November 2015. (Photo: ERIA)

9:41 AM | Suu Kyi’s intention to create a more robust economy for migrant workers to return home to could be considered…

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Local people urge NLD to reconsider Dawei Special Economic Zone »

Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Photo: Theingi Tun/Mizzima

10:55 AM | we could say nothing to the military regime and we could do nothing when they were in power. But…

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Dawei locals, CSOs raise concerns over violation of human rights »

10:46 AM | We do not know anything but farming. If we lose farmland, we really do not know what to do…

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Multimedia

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    Dawei Deep Sea Port (Small)

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  • Confrontation between farmers and authorities who put fences around farmland belonging to the farmers on June 1, 2014

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  • Japan focused on Thilawa, for now, not Dawei: Jetro

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  • Dawei Deep Sea Port Project and Local Villagers’ Desire

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  • Villagers Reject Academics’ Public Consultation Meeting

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  • The local people are requesting that President U Thein Sein himself comes to solve the problems caused by the Dawei Deep Sea Port Project

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  • Local People Request to U Phone Swe

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    The Road Repairing from Monlamyine to Dawei

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Article

An LNG ship sirs at a European terminal.Photo:EPA

Dawei LNG for Shell »

3:40 PM | The LNG market is growing. It is very strong even though the price is low at present due to continuous falling of international crude oil price…

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Cloud over Dawei project »

A worker loads goods at a jetty in Yangon. Though the country is in need of deep-sea ports, the project in Dawei faces another delay. /EPA

3:17 PM | The Thai and Myanmar governments, along with real estate developer Italian-Thai Development (ITD), postponed the signing until early June…

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Myanmar Special Economic Zones (Part II) »

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12:12 PM | On a little-known island in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, construction is soon set to begin on a deep-sea port, dozens of factories, roads,…

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Myanmar Special Economic Zones (Part I) » Rights-compliant investment needed to keep SEZs fair for all » Road to Dawei paved with anguish » Asia’s Environmental Activists Spread Their Roots » in Dawei, Activists and Residents find their voice »

Others

Kawthaung Residents Claim Coal Plant Causes Health Problems »

The coal plant in Kawthaung operated by Than Phyo Thu Mining Company. (Photo: The Irrawaddy)

4:06 PM | If there were 50 people before, now we have 100 people who have health complaints,” she said, adding that children and old…

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Laborers work at a relocation site close to the multi-billion dollar Dawei special economic zone in May 2012. (Photo: Reuters)

Dawei Residents Decry Arrival of Companies Following Ceasefire »

9:16 AM | an ethnic Karen from Mitta village, said that people in the area had long been ignored while government forces fought the Karen. But now that there was relative peace…

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