“At the age of 10, I got my tattoos,” says Ma Lha Sen.
Can Burma’s government please China, bring development and job opportunities, and ensure local residents’ rights are upheld as plans for the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone move forward?
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.
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.
Perspectives on Burma’s waterways have been polarised into two competing positions: focusing on developing its vast hydropower potential and advocating for local communities’ needs and concerns.
Tennasserim villagers launched the ‘Green Desert’ report on Thursday, calling for a Malaysian-backed palm oil project to be immediately suspended.