People Can Veto Power Plant: Energy Boss

According to energy ministry’s permanent deputy secretary San Yu, the highly controversial coal-fired Tijit power plant in southern Shan State, will not be restarted if the people oppose it. “The Tijit power plant is still shut down and the project’s fate depends on what the people want. It will not be forced,” said San Yu. […]

Chin urge transparency on Mwe Taung mining project

Chin political parties and residents are calling for transparency over a Chinese-backed project, with some warning that the project could lead to a repeat of the unrest seen at the Letpadaung copper mine. Geological studies of the Mwe Taung Phar Taung area – on the border of Chin State’s Tiddim township and Sagaing Region’s Kale […]