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Posts Tagged ‘Arakan State’ (147 found)

Five-Point State-Level Peace Agreement with the Rakhine State Liberation Party

The full-text of the state-level agreement between the Union Peace Making Committee and the Rakhine State Liberation Party.

April 5, 2012  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippine Activists Call to Postpone Gas and Trans-Burma Pipeline Projects; Urge Thein Sein Regime to Exercise Social and Environmental Responsibility

Philippine solidarity activists today joined the Global Day of Action against the construction of oil and gas pipelines in Burma called the Shwe Gas and Trans-Burma Pipelines Project led by Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise and the Chinese state-owned China National Petroleum Company […]

March 1, 2012  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shwe Gas Project Operator Daewoo Must Listen to the Local People’s Voices

Arakan people call for 24 hours of electricity from the Shwe Gas Project in Burma’s Arakan State

Arakanese anger is increasing and actions demanding 24 hours of electricity from the Daewoo- led Shwe Gas project have sparked throughout Arakan cities and rural areas in recent months.  Local campaigns featuring t-shirts, posters, stickers, and calendars bearing the message “24 Hours of Electricity Now; We Have the Right to Use Our Gas,” have sprung up in local cities across the state […]

December 9, 2011  •  By Arakan Oil Watch  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

SOLD OUT: Launch of China Pipeline Project Unleashes Abuse Across Burma

Construction of various project components to extract, process, and export the Shwe gas – as well as oil trans shipments from Africa and the Middle East – is now well underway. Local peoples are losing their land and fishing grounds without finding new job opportunities […]

September 6, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China Digs in Across Conflict-ridden Burma to Access Oil and Gas

Sold Out details the expanding construction of a deep sea port, gas terminal, and oil transfer point in Burma’s western Arakan State as well as laying of nearly 800 kilometers of pipes. Dual pipelines will pump Burma’s world class natural gas reserves as well as oil from the Middle East and Africa across the country to feed China’s energy needs […]

September 6, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China to Operate Oil Wharf in Burma

China’s Qingdao Port has signed an agreement with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to build and operate a wharf on Burma’s western coastline from which China will send its crude oil brought from Africa and the Middle East via an inland pipeline to Yunnan Province […]

January 12, 2011  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project

This preliminary report of Arakan Rivers Network (ARN) titled Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project highlights the human rights and environmental concerns such as loss of livelihoods, Human Rights abuses, environmental damages etc. over […]

November 1, 2009  •  By Arakan Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤