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Company non-response
25 November 2009

China Power Investment did not respond to: Kachin Development Networking Group calls for stop to Irrawaddy dam project (joint venture between China Power Investment, Asia World Company and the State Peace and Development Council of the Burmese military...

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21 December 2009

Black day for Burma’s Irrawaddy: junta ministers host Myitsone dam “celebration”

Author: Burma Rivers Network

Hundreds of local villagers were forced to greet the Minister of Electric Power and Minister of Energy today at an official “celebration” ceremony to launch the construction of China’s Myitsone dam, which will…impact millions living along Burma’s main...

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Article
2 March 2010

China silent to appeals from across the globe to halt dam on Irrawaddy River

Author: Kachin Development Networking Group

...the Chinese government has failed to reply to numerous public appeals from affected peoples...highlighting concerns including the forced displacement of 15,000 people and the likelihood of a disastrous dam break in an earthquake-prone area...The...

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Company non-response
16 March 2010

China Power Investment did not respond to: Kachin Development Networking Group says China Power Investment dam will displace 15,000.

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Article
15 July 2011

China Power Ignored Internal Report Calling for Dam Cancellation [Burma]

Author: Saw Yan Naing, The Irrawaddy [Thailand]

After conducting an assessment, a group of Chinese and Burmese scientists working for the China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) recommended in an internal report that the company cancel its Myitsone Dam project on the Irrawaddy River in northern...

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Company non-response
26 July 2011

China Power Investment did not respond to: Burma: China Power Investment accused of ignoring internal report calling for cancellation of Myitsone Dam.

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Article
12 August 2011

Aung San Suu Kyi: China's dam project in Burma is dangerous and divisive

Author: Jonathan Watts, Guardian [UK]

Aung San Suu Kyi...has called for a halt to a massive Chinese hydropower project on the Irrawaddy river that has alarmed environmentalists and added to a long-running conflict between tribal militias and the government in Rangoon. The Nobel laureate...

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Article
30 September 2011

Burma to halt Myitsone Dam project: media reports

Author: Mizzima News [Thailand]

Burma’s President Thein Sein informed both houses of the Burmese Parliament by letter on Friday that the controversial Myitsone Dam project on the Irrawaddy River would be halted during his government’s term. According to Rangoon media reports, he...

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14 October 2011

Fear and uncertainty remain for villagers at Myitsone Dam site [Burma]

Author: Kachin Development Networking Group [Burma]

Despite the announcement by Burma’s military government that the Myitsone dam will be suspended, local Kachin villagers have yet to see evidence the project will be stopped and remain fearful and uncertain about their future…[E]quipment and supplies...

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7 November 2011

Chinese-funded hydropower project sparks anger in Burma

Author: Andrew Higgens, Washington Post [USA]

...China has hunted far and wide in recent years for sources of power — and of profit — for state-owned corporate behemoths such as CPI. The result is a web of deals with often-repressive regimes...Amid a dramatic...opening in Burma after decades of...

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