Chinese firm Wanbao extends ‘deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences’ to deceased Ma Khin Win’s family, following fatal shooting at Latpadaung copper mine protest site.
A Chinese Offshore Oil Engineering Company has been contracted to build US$367 million well-head platforms for the Zawtika gas field in Burma’s Andaman Sea. The gas field is operated by Thai-state owned oil firm PTT Exploration and Production.
Two Chinese employees of Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Ltd who were apprehended and detained by local villagers in Seté on Sunday have been released, the Chinese firm has announced.
Myanmar Jidong Cement Company has countered claims that local communities in Karen State capital Hpa-an are opposed to their building a factory in the area, saying it has the support of the people and that the project will go ahead, pending approval.
The Chinese company pushing to restart the controversial Myitsone dam in Kachin state is confident that Burma’s new democratic leadership, including Aung San Suu Kyi, will back the project.
Local villagers and activists resumed their demonstrations against a Chinese-backed copper mine in central Burma on Wednesday, as anger continues to grow over the government’s failure to address community grievances over the project