JICA Meets with Thilawa Villagers Over Relocation

Representatives of villagers being relocated to make way for the Thilawa Special Economic Zone on Tuesday met with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to discuss the ongoing dispute with the Rangoon government over compensation. With work on the deep-sea port, industrial zone and residential project slated to begin at the end of the month, […]

Myanmar, Japan to sign joint venture for Thilawa SEZ

A joint venture agreement for the second phase of Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be signed by Japan and Myanmar in October, according to the Thilawa SEZ Management Committee. “We are going to sign a contract in October to establish a joint venture company organised by the governments of Myanmar and Japan, the public […]