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Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development

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6 March 2018

Myanmar: Thilawa economic zone launches complaint mechanism, NGO says it falls short of intl. standards; inc. responses from company & other agencies

The Thilawa special economic zone (SEZ), located 23 km southeast of Yangon, is the first large-scale SEZ in Myanmar and is being developed in phases under Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Ltd. (MJTD), a public-private partnership joint venture...

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16 May 2017

Two new briefers expose failings with Myanmar’s first special economic zone

Author: EarthRights International

EarthRights International (ERI) found serious flaws relating to land rights, resettlement, and environmental protection in the planning and development of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Yangon, Myanmar. These flaws and their impacts on...

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