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31 March 2018

Myanmar: Police detains two villagers seeking to block eviction on land claimed by China-operated copper mine

Author: Thet Su Aung, Radio Free Asia

"Two Detained in New Letpadaung Mine Protest in Myanmar", 29 March 2018...

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Company response
12 January 2018

Response by Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Limited

Author: Wanbao Mining

...With regard to local resident relocation and land expropriations, Myanmar Wanbao by now has extended 12.36 billion kyats in three rounds providing to the local residents who are impacted by Letpadung Copper Project for their compensation and...

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4 January 2018

Myanmar: Community residents protest vs. megaprojects due to environment damage and inadequate compensation; company responds

Residents of Myanmar town of Letpadung protest against Chinese-operated infrastructure megaprojects and allege that the operations are causing serious environmental damage.  Furthermore, residents in the community allege that there have been land...

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17 December 2017

Myanmar activists, Catholic Church hit Chinese-operated megaprojects due to environmental damage & land expropriation without adequate compensation

Author: Thant Zin Oo & Kyaw Myo Min, Radio Free Asia

"Chinese-backed Megaprojects in Myanmar Continue to Raise Ire of Residents", 14 December 2017...

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Report
4 July 2017

Report: The Social Responsibility of China's OFDI and NGOs' Engagement - Taking the Myanmar Letpaduang Copper Mining Project as an example

Author: Feifei Cai, Jinfei Yue, Jialin Zhang & Jiyan Chen, Social Resource Institute (SRI)

…[T]his research identified Myanmar as the targeted country and the [Letpaduang Copper Mining Project] (LCMP) as an example to explore social and environmental law and policy framework as well as social and environmental impacts of FDI in Myanmar....

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4 May 2017
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Author: 蔡菲菲、岳晋飞、张甲林、陈继艳,社会资源研究所

…本研究以缅甸为目标国、莱比塘铜矿项目为案例,从宏观上对缅甸的制度环境进行梳理,分析中国对缅投资的特点和影响;也从微观上,详细阐述莱比塘铜矿项目复杂的历史背景和利益相关者关系,并总结企业面临的挑战、教训和实践经验,以探索中国NGO的工作空间,也为中国的企业、政府、学者等主体在推动海外投资相关工作提供参考。...

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Story
28 March 2017

Myanmar: At least 10 injured as police fire rubber bullets at Letpadaung copper mine protesters; over 50 farmers charged with illegal assembly

The Letpadaung mine in Sagaing Region, Myanmar is a copper mine operated by Wanbao Mining and the state-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings. For years, villagers have been demanding for compensation for land lost to the project, as well as for...

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Article
15 May 2016

Return of Seized Land a Top NLD Priority: Deputy Agriculture Minister

Author: Htet Naing Zaw, Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

12 May 2016...

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10 May 2016

Myanmar: After renewed protests at Letpadaung mine, China says companies are demanded to respect laws of host countries

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11 April 2016

Myanmar: New govt. to review all Chinese-led major projects on social & environmental impacts

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