Two compressed natural gas (CNG) fired power plants,will be built in the initial zone of the Dawei special economic zone (SEZ). This was confirmed by Minister Aye Miyint, who is the chairman of the Central Working Committee for the implementation of the Dawei SEZ, in The Global New Light of Myanmar.
The Dawei Development Association has alleged that planning and construction work undertaken thus far in the Dawei SEZ project, has come without the free, prior and informed consent of local stakeholders.
The Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will resume in early November, state-run New Light of Myanmar reported on Friday. London-based consultants Ernst & Young met with Burma’s Ministry of Transport in Naypyidaw on Thursday to present a “final due diligence report”. The development has faced strong public opposition, and will include construction of a highway, sea …
The Dawei project, located in eastern Burma, has been delayed since ousted Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament last December.
The massive Dawei project has taken a new twist, as no interested bidders have applied for concessions opened in February for three jobs: a dual-lane highway linking Thailand with the site in eastern Burma, a small port, and a 48 sq.km industrial estate.
After years of uncertainty, the prospects of the massive Dawei project took a recent twist when Thailand and Burma officially tied the knot to push the ambitious scheme forward.