• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Role of economic zones stressed
    THE nation’s top planning agency has stressed the importance of continuity on the development of special economic zones (SEZs) – including the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) – by an incoming government.
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Stranded Dawei SEZ project leaves locals hopeless and abandoned
    HOPES OF local residents are fast waning for the revival of the long-suspended special economic zone in the Dawei district of Tanintharyi region bordering Kanchanaburi province.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:41
    Premchai’s charges add to Myanmar worry over Dawei economic zone
    The arrest of Premchai Karnasuta, president of Thailand-based Italian-Thai Development company (ITD) on poaching charges, has caused alarm in Myanmar’s Dawei communities, where the company is developing the of Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ), the Myanmar Times online has reported.
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:56
    Phnom Penh SEZ to list in Thailand
    Cambodian special economic zone firm, Phnom Penh SEZ Plc, will appoint Thai’s financial firm Asset Pro Managment Co as its financial advisor to apply for a secondary listing in Thailand on Wednesday, January 31.
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00
    Hopes for revival of Dawei SEZ
    IMPLEMENTATION of the Dawei special economic zone (SEZ) has been suspended for years, but Myanmar and Thailand are still eager to revive the mega project, according to an official in Myanmar.
  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00
    State-run banks have joined forces to extend Bt35 billion in soft loans to special economic zones in the Southern border provinces.
  • Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:00
    Investment agency steps up pitch for fund flows into economic zones
    THE Board of Investment (BOI) is stepping up efforts to attract more Thai and foreign investors to do business in the 10 special economic zones set up near neighbouring countries, BOI secretary general Duangjai Asawachintachit said.
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00
      Progress review of SEZs in Myanmar demanded 
    AS MYANMAR pushes for attracting more foreign direct investment through its three special economic zones, civil society organisations have reiterated their recommendation to review and monitor the progress of the SEZs.
  • Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:46
    Myanmar : 60% of investments in Thilawa SEZ target local market
    NAYPYITAW - There are 85 local and foreign investments in Thilawa Special Economic Zone Project, with most of them targetting the local market.
  • Mon, 23 Oct 2017 01:00
    Myanmar groups demand govt review of SEZs
    As Myanmar pushes to attract more foreign direct investment through its three special economic zones, civil society organisations have reiterated their recommendation to review and monitor the progress of the SEZs. 
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:19
    Rental waiver proposed to accelerate investment in SEZs
    The Treasury Department will propose a waiver of two years’ rent for private bidders that win development projects in special economic zones (SEZs) and commence work within one year of signing a contract, in an effort to encourage faster investment in the zones.
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  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:04
    Thailand to fund Dawei SEZ road
    The Thai military government says it will lend 4.5 billion baht (Ks185 billion) to Myanmar to build a two-lane road linking Dawei Special Economic Zone in Tanintharyi Region with Thailand.
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00
    32 companies start commercial operations in Thilawa SEZ
    A total of 87 companies from 17 countries have invested in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone Project. Thirty-two companies have begun commercial operations there, according to a press statement issued by the President’s Office.
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:42
    Chinese firms responsible for largest SEZ investments
    VIENTIANE - More foreign companies have decided to invest in special and specific economic zones (SEZs) in Laos because of regional integration and improvement of facilities, with Chinese firms playing a leading role in the sector.
  • Sat, 01 Jul 2017 01:00
    Adjustment to Dawei contract eyed
    THE Myanmar-Thailand Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) for development of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) has agreed to work on ways to speed up construction of the initial phase of the project.
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