Project is first of three border development projects in Shan, Kachin states agreed upon by Myanmar and China
The former Irrawaddy Region Chief Minister U Thein Aung allegedly transferred the funds to a foundation before handing power to the new government in early 2016.
The project agreement was signed by the outgoing government just one week before the handover of power to the NLD in March 2016.
Joint Myanmar-Chinese consortium will have concession rights to operate deep seaport in Rakhine as part of the project.
Improved road expected to speed construction of mega-seaport project, as well as boost development in Tanintharyi Region.
Tokyo believes a stable, democratic and prosperous Myanmar can only be achieved through engagement with global community
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Livelihoods come under threat as customary land rights have been denied and a developer claims ownership of much of Pulau Pari Island.
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The Myanmar military shut down the Myayeik Nyo high-rise project in Yangon after the developer breached the memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides.
The center is to be part of the government’s plan to establish a public waterfront area along the river in downtown Yangon.
Ruling party delegations are beating a path to Beijing’s door as Chinese Communist Party hosts ‘goodwill’ and ‘training’ visits and fosters party-to-party ties
China places a "high premium" on its relations with Pakistan, President Xi Jinping said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road schemes.
According to a recent survey, residents would be willing to pay more for better services from the Yangon City Development Committee.