Asia

Dawei Deep-Sea Port Development Facing Hurdlesi
X
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.


You May Like

Hostage Crisis Could Divide Japan Over Plans to Boost Military

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday the government is working closely with the Jordanian government to secure the release of remaining Japanese hostage Kenji Goto More

Video Brussels Shaken as New Greek Leader Challenges Europe’s Austerity Drive

Country's youngest ever PM Alexis Tsipras, 40, sworn in Monday and says he will restore dignity to Greece by ending spending cuts More

Multimedia National Geographic Photo Camps Empower Youth

Annual mentoring program's mission is to give young people a voice to tell their own stories through photography More