Burma’s Minister for National Planning and Economic Development Kan Zaw said “implementation is taking place on a step-by-step basis as the project area is immense.”
Burma passed the ASEAN leader’s baton to Malaysia on Thursday.
Karen activists have again confronted JICA, saying they are being shut out of discussion as a string of development projects are planned.
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A group of residents living in Rangoon’s Thilawa have travelled to Tokyo to lodge a formal complaint to Japan International Corporation Agency.