Rakhine groups call for halt to 10 resource projects lacking public consent

Rakhine political parties and civic groups have called for an end to 10 natural resource-based projects in Rakhine State they say the Myanmar government granted without securing Rakhine people’s consent. A total of 55 representatives from Rakhine political parties, civic organisations in 17 Rakhine townships, and local women’s associations attended a workshop last week in […]

Dawei Special Economic Zone calls for Japan’s collaboration

Efforts are being made to include Japan as a strategic partner for the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project with the purpose of obtaining clean coal technology to supply electricity, according to the Dawei Special Economic Zone Management Committee. Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and deep sea port project was started in 2008 attracting criticism and […]