Dawei (Myanmar)

Type: City
Name: Dawei (Myanmar)
Country: Myanmar/Burma
Latitude: 14.09
Longitude: 98.199997
population: 136,798
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

PM heads overseas

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will make his first overseas trip next week to Myanmar for the Asean chairmanship, government spokesman Yongyuth Maiyalap said Tuesday.Gen Prayut has already had several meetings with top Myanmar officials, including this ... [Published Bangkok Post - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Prayut off to Myanmar next week, then ASEM the week after

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will make his first foreign trip next week with a two-day visit to neighbouring Myanmar, and in mid-October will attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) in Italy, the government spokesman said Tuesday. General Prayut would ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Testing the water

The regime is beginning its fifth month in power with a couple of important outside trips. The message to the foreign community is — "We're here, we're not going away, so let's just get back to business as usual."Off to see the world: Foreign Minister ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Japan keen on aiding development here, Tanasak says

Japan will expand its economic cooperation with Thailand in infrastructure development as it wants to export technology for rail, space and water management here, Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapagorn said yesterday. Tanasak, who is also foreign ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 4 reports

Thai PM to Meet Burma President, Parliament Speaker During 3-Day Visit

Thai junta leader Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha speaks during a meeting with Thai ambassadors in June. (Photo: Reuters)CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha will pay a three-day official visit to Burma starting on Oct 1 and is ... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

BUSINESS WEEKLY 26 SEPTEMBER 2014

  Ups and downs The Burmese kyat was selling on Friday at 995 to the US dollar, while buying at 990. The price of gold increased from 652,800 kyat per tical to 654,500. Fuel prices remain constant: petrol 820 kyat; diesel 950 kyat; octane 950 kyat ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Roundup: Thai leader to visit Myanmar next month to help revive Dawei projects

Thai leader Gen. Prayuth Chan- ocha will pay an official visit to Myanmar next month in a bid to push for the delayed Dawei deep-sea port and industrial estate projects, a high-ranking Thai diplomat said on Thursday.According to Thai Ambassador to Nay ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign funds to flow into S. Korean stocks after Dudley, Abe comments

NAMPA / XINHUA Roundup: Philippine stocks tumble on profit-takingNAMPA / XINHUA Structural reforms more important than growth in China: ADBNAMPA / XINHUA Roundup: Thai leader to visit Myanmar next month to help revive Dawei projectsNAMPA / XINHUA China ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Indian Ocean's Shenzhen

One year ago, this road did not exist.It runs from Kanchanaburi Province in western Thailand, home to the famous Bridge on the River Kwai, to the region of Tanintharyi in remote southern Myanmar on the Andaman Sea. Only recently opened, the still muddy ... [Published CommonWealth - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

In Search of the Deep South

A bridge outside of Thanantyari. (Photo: Mark Inkey)MAWLAMYINE, Mon State — Generally speaking, I’m a firm believer in making plans for the road. But sometimes when you are on your way and opportunity and desire present themselves, it’s tempting to see ... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Bilateral deal on Dawei unchanged'

THAILAND AND MYANMAR are keen to proceed with the joint development of Dawei Special Economic Zone, with updated proposals to be tabled during the Thai prime minister's visit next month, said a Myanmar official. A source from the Thai Embassy in Myanmar ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Dawei panels down to two

Two new committees to supervise the sought-after Dawei project are expected to emerge after the government gave development plans the go-ahead.According to a source from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), one will be a policy committee chaired ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 08 2014]

Quotes

...he explained to the ever-happier country, but there won't be any frivolous trips, not like those taken in the past by he who cannot be named. "Please rest assured that this government will be careful not to make overseas visits unnecessarily."
"We hope that if the project is completed, it will draw visitors and investors to travel to Kanchanaburi before travelling on to Dawei."
"Gen Prayuth's planned visit to Myanmar will certainly shore up the confidence of the Myanmar government in the Thai government 's continual support for the Dawei projects" commented the Thai envoy
"We also expect to see more co-operation between the Thai and Myanmar governments to fully develop the immigration service at the Three Pagodas Pass. It will eventually benefit tourism for both countries" he noted

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PM heads overseas [Published Bangkok Post - 10 hours ago]
Prayut plans first overseas trips to Myanmar, I... [Published Bangkok Post - 11 hours ago]
Prayut off to Myanmar next week, then ASEM the ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 23 hours ago]
12 Companies Bid to Develop Infrastructure in K... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 29 2014]
Testing the water [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 28 2014]
Japan keen on aiding development here, Tanasak ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 26 2014]
Thai PM to Meet Burma President, Parliament Spe... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 26 2014]
BUSINESS WEEKLY 26 SEPTEMBER 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
Myanmar has full confidence in Thai government:... [Published MCOT - Sep 26 2014]
Thai PM’s visit to Burma will boost delayed Daw... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
Prayut Myanmar trip to boost delayed port plan [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 26 2014]
Foreign funds to flow into S. Korean stocks aft... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 25 2014]
Roundup: Thai leader to visit Myanmar next mont... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 25 2014]
The Indian Ocean's Shenzhen [Published CommonWealth - Sep 25 2014]
Over the borderline [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 25 2014]
PM's Myanmar trip in 'mutual interest' [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 25 2014]
GPSC listing will go ahead [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 23 2014]
In Search of the Deep South [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 22 2014]
Myanmar: Relief items, foodstuffs donated to fl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 21 2014]
Thai PM sends signals by visiting Burma first, ... [Published Intellasia.net - Sep 20 2014]
Teachers object to transfer of union members [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 19 2014]
'Bilateral deal on Dawei unchanged' [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 17 2014]
Myanmar trip is a telling first choice for Prayuth [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 16 2014]
Irrawaddy Division Residents Concerned After Of... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 16 2014]
Myanmar Relies on Foreign Investments to Draw M... [Published Radio Free Asia - Sep 16 2014]
Thilawa attracting foreign firms as tenants [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 15 2014]
The Prayuth government's strategic dilemmas [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 14 2014]
Ranong Port could be viable pathway to [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 14 2014]
Shipwreck found but not Dhammazedi bell: Divers... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Sep 13 2014]
Myanmar to off load five airports [Published TTRweekly.com - Sep 10 2014]
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BUSINESS WEEKLY 26 SEPTEMBER 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
  Ups and downs The Burmese kyat was selling on Friday at 995 to the US dollar, while buying at 990. The price of gold increased from 652,800 kyat per tical to 654,500. Fuel prices remain constant: petrol 820 kyat; diesel 950 kyat; octane 950 kyat ...
Thai PM’s visit to Burma will boost delayed Daw... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
Burma’s stalled Dawei development project is expected to get a big boost when Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, visits the country next month. State visit is scheduled for 7 October, said a source. Dawei (also known as Tavoy) today is a sleepy ...
Myanmar: Relief items, foodstuffs donated to fl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 21 2014]
Source: New Light of MyanmarCountry: Myanmar Palauk, 20 Sept — A ceremony to donate supply items to flood victims was held in Pyichar Village of Palauk Townshipin Taninthayi Region on 18 September. The Taninthayi Region Minister, the deputy commissioner ...
BUSINESS WEEKLY – 5 September 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 05 2014]
  Ups and downs Burma’s currency strengthened very slightly this week; the Burmese kyat was selling on Friday at 971 to the US dollar, while buying at 968. The price of gold fell noticeably this week from 669,000 kyat per tical to 662,000. Fuel remains ...
Thai junta gives stalled Dawei SEZ the green light [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 21 2014]
Thailand’s military regime has given Dawei development the go-ahead, saying the project will help to smooth investment between Thailand and Burma (officially known as Myanmar). The National Council for Peace and Order has agreed that development of ...
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