Dawei (Myanmar)

Type: City
Name: Dawei (Myanmar)
Country: Myanmar/Burma
Latitude: 14.09
Longitude: 98.199997
population: 136,798
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

MH370: Malaysia caught in the US-China 'Cold War'?

OUTSPOKEN: Just what is the Malaysian government hiding by keeping the missing MAS jet cargo manifest "Top Secret"?Was there some "super sensitive cargo" in MH370? Something that interests the world super powers – namely the US and China – in their quest ... [Published The Ant Daily - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Japan to help build up Bagan

Japan’s extensive development portfolio in Burma has reached the tourist capital of Bagan, with a 10 April agreement to help develop tourism infrastructure over the next three years. The Japan International Cooperation Association (JICA) signed a Memorandum ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tavoy locals vow to step up land grab protests

Locals in Tavoy [Dawei] in Tenasserim Division have vowed to step up protests demanding the return of farmlands, which they say was confiscated without their prior knowledge. Residents of Sanchi ward, Tavoy, claim that they have been working on the ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Thai police bust Burmese migrant smuggling ring

More than 100 illegal immigrants and three members of a human trafficking gang have been rounded up after a surveillance operation by Thailand’s Tak immigration police. The operation was launched at 8pm on Thursday and ended this morning after a tip-off ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (April 5, 2014)

Lasting Peace Deal in Ethnic Conflicts is ‘Key to Improved Investment’Continuing talks between the Naypyidaw government and Burma’s various armed ethnic groups “indicate growing confidence in the peace process” but investment in resource-rich areas will ... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

4 million cubic meters of sand exported to Singapore

DAWEI - Myawaddy Trading Ltd and Kyaw Kyaw Phyo Company, together with Singapore-based firms, are exporting sand from Myanmar’s southern coastal regions.Local representatives say more than four million cubic-meters of sand have been exported to Singapore ... [Published Myanmar Business Network - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

As Census Kicks Off, Questions and Criticisms Persist

A census enumerator marks the answers provided by a respondent living Rangoon’s Pabedan Township on Monday, March 31. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — Burma’s nationwide census began in earnest on Sunday, accompanied by plenty of controversy but ... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Civil societies demonstrate on final day of Asean People’s Forum

Activists of respective fields staged a demonstration in protest of controversial projects, land confiscations and human rights violation issues across Myanmar in front of Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon on the final day of  Asean People’s Forum  ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar welcomes foreign investments to develop sea ports

Myanmar Port Authority has extended an invitation to foreign technicians and investors to help develop the country's shipping ports and terminals, reports said.“The country in its current situation lacks the technical knowhow and foreign investment to ... [Published Seatrade Global - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Desperately seeking bidders: Dawei SEZ

The massive Dawei project has taken a new twist, as no interested bidders have applied for concessions opened in February for three jobs: a dual-lane highway linking Thailand with the site in eastern Burma, a small port, and a 30,000-rai industrial estate. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar warns against higher ultraviolet index in coming summer

YANGON, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar meteorologists are warning against the threat of higher ultraviolet (UV) index in coming summer, saying that daily temperatures are estimated to reach its peak in April, the hottest month in the country.The index for ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dawei village to sue over tin mine pollution

Residents of Myaung Byo village in Tanintharyi Region have filed a lawsuit against a Thai Corporation and the Ministry of Mines, demanding compensation for damages caused by the nearby Heinda mining project.In a joint statement released earlier this week, ... [Published Myanmar Times - Mar 18 2014]

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Myo Myo, a 23-year old office staff said, "I have bought new clothes and fashion accessories as well as pandal tickets for the festival."
"People living in the country's commercial cities have become trapped in the scorching heat and have been warned of skin cancer and permanent blindness" it said
"Therefore, we, the villagers of Myaung Byo will try to seek justice and ask that our"
cautious: "I believe that we live in exciting times. We are at the cusp of change, but I"

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New Study On Myanmars Regional Healthcare Marke... [Published MyNewsDesk - 19 hours ago]
Amid construction boom, Myanmar starts to build... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 15 2014]
MH370: Malaysia caught in the US-China 'Cold War'? [Published The Ant Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Japan to help build up Bagan [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Tavoy locals vow to step up land grab protests [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
Residents get ready for Myanmar Thingyan Water ... [Published New Europe - Apr 09 2014]
Roundup: Residents get ready for Myanmar Thingy... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 09 2014]
Myanmar: Economic Opportunities Continue to Grow [Published Davis & Company LLP - Apr 08 2014]
Thai police bust Burmese migrant smuggling ring [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 05 2014]
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (April 5, 2014) [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 05 2014]
Myanmar’s Energy Sector: Inviting The World To ... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 03 2014]
4 million cubic meters of sand exported to Sing... [Published Myanmar Business Network - Apr 03 2014]
As Census Kicks Off, Questions and Criticisms P... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 31 2014]
Myanmar invests in transportation [Published Bunker Ports News Worldwide - Mar 30 2014]
Myanmar, Japan discuss cooperation in sectors [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 25 2014]
ASEAN People’s Forum resists risky dams in Myanmar [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 24 2014]
Civil societies demonstrate on final day of ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 24 2014]
Kanchanaburi to Get Ready as Gateway to Dawei i... [Published The Government Public Relations Department - Mar 24 2014]
Desperately seeking bidders: Dawei SEZ [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 24 2014]
Japanese FM aims to strengthen ties on visit to... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 24 2014]
Myanmar welcomes foreign investments to develop... [Published Seatrade Global - Mar 24 2014]
Silence on Dawei bids may prompt revision of terms [Published Bangkok Post - Mar 23 2014]
Foreign investment invited to promote ports [Published Myanmar Business Network - Mar 23 2014]
Myanmar warns against higher ultraviolet index ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 23 2014]
More natural gas for Myanmar [Published Mizzima News - Mar 22 2014]
Japanese foreign minister to offer aid on trip ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Mar 21 2014]
Deputy minister confirms Myanmar joins internat... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 18 2014]
Dawei village to sue over tin mine pollution [Published Myanmar Times - Mar 18 2014]
After Snubbing Loan, Burma Awaits China?s Respo... [Published Irrawaddy - Mar 18 2014]
A new Eastern axis [Published Indian Express - Mar 17 2014]
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Japan to help build up Bagan [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Japan’s extensive development portfolio in Burma has reached the tourist capital of Bagan, with a 10 April agreement to help develop tourism infrastructure over the next three years. The Japan International Cooperation Association (JICA) signed a Memorandum ...
Tavoy locals vow to step up land grab protests [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
Locals in Tavoy [Dawei] in Tenasserim Division have vowed to step up protests demanding the return of farmlands, which they say was confiscated without their prior knowledge. Residents of Sanchi ward, Tavoy, claim that they have been working on the ...
Thai police bust Burmese migrant smuggling ring [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 05 2014]
More than 100 illegal immigrants and three members of a human trafficking gang have been rounded up after a surveillance operation by Thailand’s Tak immigration police. The operation was launched at 8pm on Thursday and ended this morning after a tip-off ...
Desperately seeking bidders: Dawei SEZ [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 24 2014]
The massive Dawei project has taken a new twist, as no interested bidders have applied for concessions opened in February for three jobs: a dual-lane highway linking Thailand with the site in eastern Burma, a small port, and a 30,000-rai industrial estate. ...
Japanese FM aims to strengthen ties on visit to... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Mar 24 2014]
Japan’s foreign minister, Fumio Kishida, will meet his Burmese counterpart, Wunna Maung Lwin, as well as President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during two days of political and economic talks beginning on Monday. Kishida arrived ...
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