Thailand to sign first phase of Dawei Industrial Zone next week

Thailand will sign a US$1.7 billion deal to develop the first phase of the long-delayed Dawei Industrial Zone in southeastern Myanmar next week, Thailand’s secretary-general of the state planning agency said on Wednesday according to a report by Reuters on 29 July. The project is arguably Southeast Asia’s most ambitious industrial zone – a 250-sq-km […]

Thai junta says will help kick-start stalled Dawei talks

BANGKOK – Thailand will revive talks with Japan and Myanmar aimed at kick-starting the floundering multi-billion dollar Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, a junta spokesman said on Thursday. The project is arguably Southeast Asia’s most ambitious industrial zone – a 250-sq-km (100-sq-mile) deep-sea port, petrochemical and heavy industry hub located along the slim Thai-Myanmar […]