Oct 9, 2013
Myanmar to get more coal-fired power
India and Singapore have agreed to jointly build a power plant with Myanmar for the energy-starved Southeast Asian country.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Govt to Compensate 90 Farmers Affected by Thilawa SEZ
Burma's government announced on Tuesday that it will compensate 90 farmers who will lose land during the development of the first phase of the Japanese-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone, which is scheduled to start in September in Rangoon Division's Thanlyin Township.
People's Daily Online
Myanmar strives to implement SEZ projects to boost economy
Myanmar has been striving to implement three special economic zone and deep sea port projects sine the new civilian government took office in March 2011, as part of its efforts to create jobs and boost economic development.
Asia News Network
YANGON: Myanmar, Japan to develop economic zone
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday visited and witnessed a signing ceremony for a bilateral agreement to develop the first phase of Thilawa Special Economic Zone.
The Myanmar government last week introduced a new master plan for Yangon's urban development during a conference for international investors, in order to tackle rising population density as city authorities estimate a 100% increase in the city's residents by 2040.