Dawei (Myanmar)

Type: City
Name: Dawei (Myanmar)
Country: Myanmar/Burma
Latitude: 14.09
Longitude: 98.199997
population: 136,798
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

MSF Treats First CMV Patients With Oral Drugs

Health & MedicineJuly 25, 2014Through a deal brokered with drug manufacturer Roche, CMV patients in Myanmar now need not endure painful injections directly into the eye.AsianScientist (Jul 25, 2014) – Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) ... [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Insurance firms to operate special economic zones

:44Foreign and local insurance companies have been invited to do business in three ongoing special economic zones – Thilawa SEZ, Kyaukpyu SEZ, Dawei SEZ, according to an official from Myanma Insurance.The insurance firms will be permitted when they are ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Japan seeks opportunity in Dawei SEZ

:07Japanese officials from the ministry of economy, trade and industry met with the committee chairperson of the Dawei Special Economic Zone  on July 20 to discuss investing in the project.The Dawei Special Economic Zone project was to be carried out ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Crackdown on migrants at Thai border

:14Police in the border town of Maw Taung, Tanintharyi Region, have begun arresting “agents” who help migrant workers cross into Thailand illegally.Fifteen people have been arrested since the beginning of the month at the border trade post opposite the ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar drafts action plan for development of dry ports, containerization

Myanmar has draft an action plan for the development of dry ports and containerization of rail transport to ensure free flow of goods and provide new opportunities for international trade before implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015, ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

British firms invest in power sector

British companies have signed deals with local counterparts to invest in the electricity sector during a trip by Myanmar officials to London, according to an embassy announcement last week.The deals come following the widely-touted success of the United ... [Published Myanmar Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Singaopore-based consortium behind Myanmar’s new economic zone

The development of the Kyauk Phyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in western Myanmar is slated to start next year. A Singapore-based consortium led by CPG Consultants has been appointed to develop the master plan.The consortium is made up of CPG Consultants, ... [Published New Europe - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Aggreko gas engine deal for Myanmar

A rental deal to secure 20 MW of on-site gas engine capacity for Myanmar has been signed by Aggreko plc . All Asia Asset Capital signed the deal for delivery by Andaman Power and Utility Company Limited (APU), a Myanmar and Thailand-focused power generation ... [Published Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Myanmar plans more special economic zones for development

By Feng YingqiuMyanmar has planned one more special economic zone (SEZ), which is Kyaukpyu SEZ in western Rakhine state's Kyaukpyu, while implementing two prior ones. The SEZ administration assigned a Singapore-based consortium to develop a master project ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

World location news article: Burmese Minister for Electric Power in UK

The minister will spend time in London, and Scotland. During the visit, he will meet The Rt. Honourable Alan Duncan, Minister of State for International Development; The Rt. Honourable Michael Fallon, the Minister of State for Business & Energy and The ... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 5 reports

Myanmar moves to develop Kyauk Phyu

Singapore: A Singapore-based consortium led by CPG Consultants has been appointed to develop the master plan for Myanmar's Kyauk Phyu Special Economic Zone that will include a deepsea port and an industrial park spread over 75 sq km.Kyauk Phyu, in western ... [Published Sea Ship News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 5, 2014)

More Foreign Investment in Infrastructure ‘Depends in Thilawa Success’Future foreign investment in infrastructure development in Burma hinges on the outcome of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a business analysis company predicted.“We believe ... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 05 2014]

Quotes

"Each fire department has been instructed to play long sirens in memory of the Martyrs Day. That's why we took a fire truck in front and have it wailed the siren for one minute" said Myint Thein, deputy chief of Yangon Region Fire Services Department, located near the Sule Pagoda
"We need a number of investors to share the investment, lowering the risk exposure for a single investor" said the economist
"I am delighted to witness the signing of these two significant deals during HE U Khin Maung Soe's visit. Aggreko took part in a trade mission I led to Naypyitaw in December 2012, so it is a pleasure now to see business being done that supports important national infrastructure in Myanmar. British companies have great expertise to offer Myanmar in its economic development, and we hope this will ultimately support jobs and growth in both countries." For further information:
"Domestic workers' organisations and networks are evolving [in Myanmar]; this is extremely valuable in terms of awareness raising" he said, adding that labour law reform needs to include all types of work

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MSF Treats First CMV Patients With Oral Drugs [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 25 2014]
Myanmar: MSF treats first CMV retinitis patient... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Insurance firms to operate special economic zones [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 23 2014]
Japan seeks opportunity in Dawei SEZ [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 22 2014]
Crackdown on migrants at Thai border [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 22 2014]
Myanmar: Nationwide Ceasefire Hangs in the Bala... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Most well-attended Martyrs' Day ceremony held n... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 19 2014]
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 19, 2014) [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 19 2014]
Nationwide Ceasefire Hangs in the Balance at Re... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 18 2014]
Burmese Workers Still Manning Thai Dream Island [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 17 2014]
Former Thai Army Chief Is ‘Godfather’ to Burma’... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 16 2014]
All Asia Asset Capital acquires additional stak... [Published Asian Power - Jul 11 2014]
Myanmar drafts action plan for development of d... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 11 2014]
British firms invest in power sector [Published Myanmar Times - Jul 10 2014]
Singaopore-based consortium behind Myanmar’s ne... [Published New Europe - Jul 09 2014]
Aggreko gas engine deal for Myanmar [Published Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production - Jul 09 2014]
Roundup: Myanmar plans more special economic zo... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
Green light for border trade [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 08 2014]
World location news article: Burmese Minister f... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Jul 08 2014]
AAA to acquire additional APU stake [Published Private Equity Wire - Jul 08 2014]
Burmese Minister Oversees Power Generation Deal... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 08 2014]
Myanmar moves to develop Kyauk Phyu [Published Sea Ship News - Jul 08 2014]
Singapore consortium to develop Myanmar special... [Published Investvine - Jul 08 2014]
All Asia Asset Cap : Investment and Issue of Eq... [Published Investegate - Jul 08 2014]
Myanmar to develop 3rd special economic zone in... [Published Individual.com - Jul 08 2014]
Dressta appoints new dealer in Myanmar [Published OEM Off-Highway - Jul 07 2014]
S’pore consortium to develop Myanmar special ec... [Published Today Online - Jul 07 2014]
S'pore consortium to develop Myanmar special ec... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 07 2014]
Burma to Name Kyaukphyu SEZ Developers by December [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 07 2014]
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 5, 2014) [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 05 2014]
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Myanmar: MSF treats first CMV retinitis patient... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Myanmar Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment 23 July 2014 Aye Pyae Sone/MSF ART drugs at MSF's clinic in Myitkyina, Kachin state, Myanmar. MSF treats more than 30,000 HIV/AIDS ...
Myanmar: Nationwide Ceasefire Hangs in the Bala... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar By NYEIN NYEIN / THE IRRAWADDY| Friday, July 18, 2014 | Aung Min, the President’s Office Minister and lead peace negotiator, addressed the Upper House on Thursday to reconfirm the government’s commitment to achieving ...
Kyaukphyu SEZ construction undergoing bidding p... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 04 2014]
The construction companies for a planned special economic zone in Arakan State will be selected through an international tender process that will conclude in December, officials in charge of the SEZ said on Thursday. The Kyaukphyu SEZ project– which ...
Anti-contraband team to search international ga... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 20 2014]
The Mobile Team, a Burmese government task force responsible for cracking down on illegally imported goods, will expand its operations to include international airports and harbours at the end of June. Made up of police, custom officials and media workers, ...
Thai investment in Burma slowing [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 29 2014]
Thai investment in Burma, officially known as Myanmar, is likely to lag behind other countries, from second highest for accumulated value in Burma’s direct investment to eighth this year if it keeps investing at the current pace. Despite the steadily ...
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