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China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) did not respond to: Shell holds back investment citing its human rights code, while CNPC partners with MOGE on pipeline project, allegedly involving land seizures & forced labour.
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Author: Narinjara News [Burma]
Burmese authorities have rejected the application of local residents for a peaceful protest...outside the office of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that is working for the Shwe Gas Project on Kyaukpru’s Madae Island...[A]n organizer of...
Author: Jonah Fisher, BBC
Burmese police fired military-issue white phosphorus grenades to disperse protesters at a controversial copper mine, a new report says. Scores of people, many of them monks, were injured and burned when authorities moved in to violently end months of...
Author: Kyaw Phyo Tha, Irrawaddy
The Chinese mining company behind the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Division has welcomed the final report of a parliamentary commission that advises going ahead with the project despite continuing demands from local people for its...
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Author: Northern Shan Farmers’ Committee
The approaching May 2013 deadline for the completion of China’s giant oil and gas pipelines across Burma is causing growing alarm among thousands of Shans along the pipeline route. A third of the 800-kilometer route crosses northern Shan State, through...
Author: EarthRights International
The Shwe natural gas and Myanmar-China oil transport projects are having severe impacts on affected communities living along and near the projects…Currently nearing completion, the projects are disrupting traditional subsistence agriculture and fishing...
Response by Yee Tung: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.
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Myanmar's Reform Government To Renegotiate Billions Of Dollars Of Resource Deals To Combat Corruption; Nation's Military And Chinese Companies May Take A Hit
Author: Sophie Song, International Business Times
The Myanmar government will renegotiate billions of dollars' worth of its natural resources deals to clamp down on corruption and impose tougher environmental standards…Myanmar has huge reserves of resources including natural gas, crude oil, tin,...