Category Archives: Opinion Pieces

Will the Dawei Economic Zone Benefit the People of Myanmar?

Is the Dawei Special Economic Zone paving the way to environmental disaster? An article by a Mekong Watch researcher, published on the Mekong Commons website,  begins with this question. The article provides information on the local situation and some of the environmental … Continue reading

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(Update on trespassing charge) Burma (Myanmar) Thilawa SEZ: Is waiting for appropriate resettlement measures and compensation equivalent to trespassing?

Translation of 26 Oct 2014 Mekong Watch Japanese blog post by Abante. PHOTO: Last home remaining in the Phase 1 area “I still live here even after the police charged me with trespassing. But I’m more anxious now. If I … Continue reading

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