The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is fast becoming a prime destination for foreign investment, but local people say their concerns aren’t being taken seriously.
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Backed by a US$209-million loan from Japan, construction on a new wharf for Thilawa port, 25km southeast of Rangoon, is set to be completed by 2017, Myanma Port Authority announced[…]
With business operations soon to start at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, Japanese corporation Fuji is set to launch a website advertising job vacancies and skill-development courses for future employees.[…]
Burmese and Japanese officials met on 30 June to sign off on an assistance loan agreement of approximately 26 billion Yen (US$212 million) extended from Tokyo to Naypyidaw to aid[…]
A license was granted to Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance on Monday to sell insurance products within Burma, the first of such licenses to be issued by the Burmese government. In[…]
Burma’s first special economic zone (SEZ) will become operational in a commercial sense as from the end of June, DPA reported on Thursday, citing the managing director of Myanmar Thilawa[…]
Thai steelmaker Millcon Plc is expected to start its operations in Burma next year after being granted a license to invest in Thilawa Special Economic Zone, according to Bangkok Post,[…]
Thai steel company Milcon Steel Plc (MILL) has announced a new steel factory at Thilawa Industrial Estate in Burma as a base for commercial grade production.MILL is reported to have[…]
Burma’s Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development announced on Monday the rules governing investment in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. The rules allow for investment in a broad range[…]
Around 4,500 people who are living on land that has been earmarked to be used by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone meet with operators and investors of the project.
A group of residents living in Rangoon’s Thilawa have travelled to Tokyo to lodge a formal complaint to Japan International Corporation Agency.
Three villagers from Rangoon’s Thilawa Port area submitted a formal complaint on Monday to the Tokyo headquarters of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is leading the controversial development of[…]
Leasehold rights for operations in Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) went on sale on Monday, available in 50-year terms with an optional extension of 25 years. Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development[…]
Garment manufacturing accounts for approximately 60 percent of proposed investments in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to the zone’s Public Holdings chair Win Aung, who also heads the[…]
Plots of land at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone will go on sale to bidders in early May, but only to businesses which are committed to developing the economic zone[…]
No less than 17 foreign companies are bidding for contracts and land leases at Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), said Myanmar-Japan Thilawa Development Co Ltd Chairman Takashi Yanai. Speaking at[…]
Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holding Public Co Ltd, which has a 41 percent stake in Thilawa Special Economic Zone, is to sell two million shares, each of which will be sold[…]