Friday, January 27, 2012

Thailand PM touts Dawei in India

26 January 2012
(Mizzima) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Burma’s Dawei 
deep-sea port industrial zone could be India’s long-sought transport 
corridor to Southeast Asia.

Dam to destroy Karen villages

26 January 2012
Karen people in Theyetchaung Township, Tavoy, in southern Burma, claim they 
will be forcibly evicted from their homes by government authorities to make way
for the construction of a dam.

Hotel chains eyeing Burma as new market

26 January 2012
(Mizzima) – The topic of hotels in Burma came up in Davos Switzerland 
this week when two international hoteliers said they would like to open
hotels in the once-isolated country.