An international legal association is calling for a moratorium on expansion work at Burma’s special economic zones (SEZs), a key component of the country’s development agenda.
Former residents of the area now being used as part of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone say they haven’t been adequately compensated for the loss of their land.
The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is fast becoming a prime destination for foreign investment, but local people say their concerns aren’t being taken seriously.
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.
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Burma’s vice president opened on Wednesday a $1.5 billion manufacturing complex aimed at investment and creating jobs, showcasing government achievements.