Nov 19, 2009 (DVB), Private oil wells and farmland in western Burma have been seized by government authorities to ready for exploration by a Chinese oil company, locals said. The[…]
Legal consequences may result from cancellation of Myitsone Dam owing to the agreements already made by Burmese government
A Chinese Offshore Oil Engineering Company has been contracted to build US$367 million well-head platforms for the Zawtika gas field in Burma’s Andaman Sea. The gas field is operated by[…]
Unidentified group releases kidnapped engineers and claims action was in protest against massive dam on the Salween River
Delegation from the Chinese company involved in the Tasang Dam asks Shan State Army to search for the four missing workers
Hundreds of heavily armed tanks seen offloaded in a Rangoon port owned by Asia World as latest installment of Chinese weaponry arrives
Alcatel-Lucent denies charges that communications equipment provided to Burmese junta through Asian subsidiary is used to monitor phone calls
Mar 16, 2009 (DVB), A state-owned Norwegian fund has pulled shares from a company that sells trucks to the Burmese government after it emerged they were being used for military[…]
Jan 10, 2008 (DVB), Recent visits by Chinese and Russian agricultural experts to the coastal areas of Tenasserim division have been met with suspicion by the Karen National Union. A[…]
A Chinese company delivered 19 dredgers to Burma on Saturday to help improve the country’s waterways.
The United States places China on its global list of the worst offenders in human trafficking, while Burma is upgraded to the Tier 2 Watch List of nations deserving special scrutiny, from Tier 3, which includes countries not complying with minimum US standards and making no significant effort to do so.