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Posts Tagged ‘Italian-Thai Development’ (7 found)

Network Calls For Myanmar and Thailand Governments to Acknowledge Responsibility and Address Significant Problems in Dawei SEZ Before New Concessions are Granted

Ahead of the 25th ASEAN Summit, the Dawei Development Association (DDA) and affected communities call ontheMyanmar and Thailand governments to acknowledge their responsibilities to address the significant problems caused by the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ)and related projects;to guarantee transparency, disclosing any information relating to the project and to Italian-Thai Development Plc. […]

November 11, 2014  •  By Dawei Development Association  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Local Communities from Dawei Call for Human Rights Violations to be Addressed in Special Economic Zone

Bangkok, Thailand – Community representatives from areas affected by the Dawei Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) questioned today how the mega-project could go ahead when so many social and environmental impacts and human rights violations have already taken place that have not been addressed. These problems need to be resolved first, before considering a new phase to this already problematic project […]

October 21, 2014  •  By Dawei Development Association  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Network Calls for Significant Problems to be Addressed Before Dawei SEZ Project Revived

Dawei Development Association (DDA) calls on the Myanmar and Thai governments to refrain from reviving the Dawei Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) development project unless the problems associated with the project thus far are remedied and international best practices are in place going forward. The Prime Minister of Thailand, retired general, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is visiting Myanmar this week, as his first overseas visit since taking power earlier this year. The leaders of both countries are due to meet to discuss reviving the stalled Dawei deep-sea port and Special Economic Zone development project […]

October 9, 2014  •  By Dawei Development Association  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Land Grabbing in Dawei (Myanmar/Burma): An (Inter)National Human Rights Concern

Land grabbing is an urgent concern for people in Tanintharyi Division, and ultimately one of national and international concern, as tens of thousands of people are being displaced for the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Dawei lies within Myanmar’s (Burma) southernmost region, the Tanintharyi Division, which borders Mon State to the North, and Thailand to the East, on territory that connects the Malay Peninsula with mainland Asia […]

October 9, 2012  •  By Paung Ku and Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Local Communities Launch Campaign against Thai Coal Mine and Power Plant in Eastern Shan State

Impacted communities today launched a campaign to oppose plans by Thai investors to develop a coal mine and power plant in conflict-ridden eastern Shan State […]

July 21, 2011  •  By Hark Mong Kok  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Save Mong Kok from Coal

The Italian-Thai Power Company has entered into agreements with the Burmese military regime to develop an open-pit coal mine and power plant at Mong Kok in eastern Shan State, to export both coal and power to Thailand […]

July 20, 2011  •  By Hark Mong Kok  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Port Project Raises Concerns About Rights, Environment

A new deep-sea port and special economic zone in Tavoy, southern Burma, will bring much-needed infrastructure to the military-ruled country and be a boon to regional trade, but will also present serious risks to the local population and environment, according to experts […]

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