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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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5 October 2011

Warning as dam project halted [Myanmar]

Author: Teddy Ng, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

A Chinese company…has warned of potential legal consequences in response to the Myanmese government's sudden decision to halt the joint venture last week…Lu Qizhou, president of the state-owned China Power...Investment Corporation, said…[t]he...

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4 October 2011

[PDF] Burma Rivers Network response to China Power Investment Corporation comments on Myitsone dam

Author: Burma Rivers Network

On October 3, Chinese media interviewed Lu Qizhou, the President of China Power Investment Corporation, about Burma’s Myitsone hydropower project. Below is a response to key points in the interview by the Burma Rivers Network. Lu Qizhou: I also learnt...

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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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30 September 2011
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Author: Agence France-Presse

Le nouveau gouvernement birman, qui multiplie les signes d'ouverture envers ses opposants, a décidé de suspendre un projet de barrage géant financé par la Chine dans le nord du pays, après d'inhabituelles protestations populaires...Les défenseurs de l...

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4 September 2011

Controversial Chinese projects in Cambodia bow to public pressure

Author: Toh Han Shih, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

Two Chinese state-owned companies held back from their investment projects in Cambodia under public pressure, a sign China is paying more heed to international opinion. China Southern Power Grid (CSG) has pulled out of controversial dam projects in...

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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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9 August 2011

World Bank stops funds for Cambodia over evictions

Author: Prak Chan Thul, Reuters

The World Bank said on Tuesday it had stopped providing loans to Cambodia and would not resume lending until the government did something to help hundreds of families facing eviction from land around a lake in the country's capital, Phnom Penh.....

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27 July 2011

Burma: China Power Investment accused of ignoring internal report calling for cancellation of Myitsone Dam.

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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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