Written by Published in Dawei

Residents under the banner of the Dawei Development Association (DDA) issued a statement October 9 calling on the Thai and Myanmar leaders to delay reviving the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) until problems associated with the project and international standards are addressed.

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The Dawei Special Economic Zone management committee has invited two companies to submit closed tenders aimed at restarting the troubled project, its chairman told Mizzima on August 18.

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The 75-year concession granted to Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD) in Dawei remains in place, but construction of the deep-sea port has stopped while the participation of international investors is being arranged, a spokesman for the Myanmar government said.

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Will tackle issues stalling port project

The government has named a special task force headed by Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal in its latest move to kick-start the massive Dawei project in eastern Myanmar.

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Asean banks should only back financially sound investment projects in Myanmar's Dawei development to protect communities from social and environmental harm, says a local environmental group.

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The stagnant Dawei deep-sea port and industrial project took a small  step forward after Myanmar agreed to secure loans from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to invest in significant infrastructure development.