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 Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has been exploring for oil in Arakan state since 2005, in partnership with the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise …
Legal consequences may result from cancellation of Myitsone Dam owing to the agreements already made by Burmese government
Local authorities put a stop to some Chinese mining ventures in the area in 2014 following complaints by local villagers, but illegal operations have continued.
Brisbane-based Metro Mining is one of the first Western mining companies to invest in Burma since a revised mining law was introduced late last year.
Kachin NGOs react to China’s perceived attempt to resurrect Myitsone dam project.
Chinese firm Wanbao extends ‘deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences’ to deceased Ma Khin Win’s family, following fatal shooting at Latpadaung copper mine protest site.