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Yangon Lawmakers Call Local Govt’s Industrial Zone Projects ‘Unrealistic’

YANGON — Yangon lawmakers have criticized the industrial zone projects of the regional government as “unrealistic.” Lawmakers on Tuesday discussed the regional government’s plan to establish 11 new industrial zones on the city’s outskirts. It was announced by Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein last month on the sidelines of the Yangon Investment […]

Kokang Sowing Seeds for Investment With Industrial Zones

Industrial zone projects are underway in Shan State’s Kokang self-administrative region, say local lawmakers who are inviting foreign investment to the area on the Sino-Burmese border. Myi Shauk Chan, a member of the Shan State parliament from Kokang, told The Irrawaddy that three industrial zones had already been planned for his region. Construction on one, […]