Dawei road loan nears

The Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Neda) is about to approve a long-awaited road construction project linking Thailand and the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar. The move came after the Myanmar government finally approved borrowing of up to 4.5 billion baht in credit facility from Neda, the biggest loan the Thai agency has ever […]

Split visions of Dawei’s future as Thailand, Myanmar restart special economic zone project

The governments of Thailand and Myanmar are set to restart the development of the Dawei deep-sea port and special economic zone, after both countries set up a joint coordinating committee to work out investment details of the project. In 2008, both countries signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a massive land area of 200 […]

Govt mulls B4.5bn loan for Myanmar

Thailand is considering granting a 4.5-billion-baht loan to Myanmar to fund an infrastructure development project including the planned construction of a 132-km long road to stretch from the Thai-Myanmar border in Kanchanaburi to the Dawei special economic zone in the neighbouring country. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith revealed this on Tuesday, saying the loan request was […]