Thilawa SEZ urged to provide local jobs

Civic organisations have urged developers of the the Thilawa Special Economic Zone to provide job opportunities to local residents from the area. Members of the Responsible Business Group met with Thilawa SEZ developers during an environmental assessment on July 25 where they urged them to keep their promises to create employment. “We are asking for […]

Second phase of Thilawa SEZ now underway

The second phase of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone has just been initiated on a 2000 hectare plot in Kyauktan Township, 20 km southeast of Yangon. Organisers of the industrial project are currently undertaking an environmental and social assessment to see how the development will impact local surrounding areas. “What we’re doing now is to […]