Burma had pushed for a bigger slice of the roughly US$7.2 billion deep sea port in western Arakan State.
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?
China is looking to take a stake of up to 85 percent in a strategically important sea port in Burma, according to documents reviewed by Reuters, in a move that could heighten tensions over China’s growing economic clout in the country.
Win Naing was rushed to Phyu Hospital, but later transferred to Rangoon General Hospital as his condition worsened.
Twenty-one local farmers spurn a compensation ceremony in Kyaukphyu, Arakan State, when they find that the event was being staged to conclude the matter without attempting to rectify damage to their fields.
House speaker and former chairman of the USDP Shwe Mann has conceded defeat to the National League for Democracy candidate in Phyu,