Located in southeastern Burma by the Andaman Sea, Dawei, or Tavoy, is set to be a strategic channel for connecting with trade partners around the South China Sea.
Plans for the Dawei special economic zone have inched ahead after the Burmese government agreed to borrow 4.5 billion baht ($128 million) from Thailand to finance the construction of a…
“All of our people displaced in this country should come back to us,” Burma’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said following a meeting with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
The Thai-backed Dawei Special Economic Zone in southern Burma will be high on the agenda when State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi visits Thailand next week.
Long-delayed mega-project is finally taking its first bookings, but whether it ever reaches its vast potential could depend on Burma’s new government.
The family of a child killed when a tailing pond at a mine site collapsed will be paid compensation by the site operators, local sources said.