The Chinese ambassador to Myanmar’s recent visit to Kyaukphyu missed a chance to meet with local stakeholders seeking safeguards for their future livelihoods.
Ten major projects currently planned with powerful neighboring countries promise to address Myanmar’s infrastructure needs, but have the social, environmental and other costs been
Italian-Thai Development-led group holds concession for $1-billion first phase; management committee vows to follow govt and int’l agencies’ environmental guidelines.
U San Kyaw Hla says the state legislature is doing what it can to end rights abuses and inequality; he calls for peace through dialogue and an end to the internet shutdown.
Details are mostly ironed out in the much-delayed international airport project, with large investments coming from the Japan.
A feasibility study and deep discussions between Kachin State officials and a Chinese company are now underway, despite criticisms over a lack of transparency.
Chinese partner has ties to controversial Myitkyina SEZ; Rakhine govt backs plan, but Arakanese lawmaker, rights group say public has not been consulted.
Officials from conflict-torn state meet with company to discuss proposal, which includes housing, hotels, factories and a jetty.
Event aims to promote attractions and facilities that will encourage travelers visiting Myanmar to spend more time in the commercial capital.
Relations are good but there’s room for improvement, envoy Chen Hai says.
Proposed ferry purchase and construction of courthouse and police HQ canceled after President urges development spending; some see Union intervention in Yangon budget.
The Myanmar conglomerate will partner with the Thai state-owned oil and gas distributor to develop about 70 filling stations across the country.
World Bank agency to fund expansion of Social Welfare Ministry’s maternal cash payment program to Irrawaddy Region, Shan State
Maj-Gen. Htun Myat Naing denies links to ARSA, says he doesn’t underestimate the abilities of the Tatmadaw. He welcomes China’s role as peace broker, and foreign investment if it
With the landmark threatened by unrestrained development by the well-heeled, the draft law prioritizes local governance and environmental stewardship.