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?
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Environmental groups demand impact assessments be carried out as bare minimum for existing and future energy projects in Burma
Armed group says it will continue to resist the deep-sea port project until it is convinced of minimal impact on civilians
Demonstrators gather outside Indian parliament to protest Indiai’s financing of Tamanthi dam, which will flood an area the size of Delhi
Internal report in 2009 financed by the company behind the controversial Myitsone dam had called for cessation of project
Work to begin on major nickel mine in northern Burma but environmentalists warn that lack of regulation will result in toxic consequences
Fears that pollution in China will stifle development could push Beijing to export destructive industries abroad, with worrying implications for its neighbours
Thai and Indian citizens are growing increasingly intolerant of environmentally destructive mega-projects – so their governments are moving them to Burma