Law needed to regulate Thai investors’ abuses abroad: Thai, Myanmar groups

Some 27 Thai non-government groups and the Dawei Development Association (DDA), a communal rights group in Myanmar, issued statements yesterday urging the Thai and Myanmar governments, plus Thai companies to follow the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and international rights treaties. The groups said rising investment by Thai companies in neighbouring […]

Thailand’s Ch. Karnchang eyes Myanmar

SET-listed Ch. Karnchang Plc (CK), Thailand’s second-largest construction firm, is studying infrastructure development opportunities in Myanmar, particularly electricity, dam and highway projects. Vorapote Uchupaiboonvong, executive vice-president for accounting and finance, said CK’s main infrastructure investments in Myanmar would focus on Greater Yangon, but a feasibility study for investment remained incomplete. “There are many opportunities in […]