Dawei SEZ finally gets green light in Tokyo

Thailand, Japan and Burma on Saturday effectively launched the US$50 billion Dawei special economic zone by signing an agreement in Tokyo that will have a deep impact on trade and investment in Southeast Asia. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe both said the signing of the tripartite pact will boost […]

Myanmar, Thailand look to jump-start Dawei SEZ

Officials from Myanmar and Thailand will meet next month to approve the framework of the initial phase of the delayed Dawei development project. Arkhom Termpitayapaisith, secretary-general of Thailand’s National Economic and Social Development Board, said the two countries had already set up policy committees to oversee the scheme. Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula will […]