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Dawei Deep-Sea Port Development Facing Hurdlesi
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July 11, 2013 5:01 PM
Along Burma's southern coast, Burmese and Thai authorities are planning to develop Southeast Asia's largest industrial zone. But as VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok, the multi-billion dollar deep-sea port, which could dramatically boost trade between the nations, is already facing strong financial headwinds and stiff local opposition.

Dawei Deep-Sea Port Development Facing Hurdles

Published July 11, 2013

Along Burma's southern coast, Burmese and Thai authorities are planning to develop Southeast Asia's largest industrial zone. But as VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok, the multi-billion dollar deep-sea port, which could dramatically boost trade between the nations, is already facing strong financial headwinds and stiff local opposition.


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