US$500 million power plant set to take shape in Ahlone

Toyo Thai Power Myanmar Co Ltd (TPMC) plans to invest between US$350 million (K471 billion) to US$500 million to set up a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant, U Htet Aung Mon, general manager of TTCL Power Myanmar said. TPMC is the subsidiary of Thailand-based TTCL Public Co Ltd. The LNG power plant expected to […]

Anti-Coal Power Plant Protesters Stopped in Kayin

Authorities on Tuesday blocked residents from demonstrating at the site of a proposed coal power plant in Hpa-an township in Kayin State, to express their opposition to the facility. The protesters, carrying placards inscribed with “We don’t want, No coal”, were not allowed to go near the plant, according to Saw Eh Doe Soe, one of […]

Kayin’s Chief Minister Fails to Sway Locals on Power Plant

Local people and civil societies have told Kayin State’s chief minister that they oppose a plan to build a coal-fired power plant in Hpa-an township of the state. Chief Minister Daw Nan Khin Htwe Myint, who met with local people to discuss the issue on Tuesday, told them to focus less on the power plant, which […]

Thai Investors Urged to Expand in Neighbouring Countries

Labour-intensive industries, agricultural processing, electricity, garments, hospitality, retail, and spa are potential sectors where Thai investors can expand their investments in CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam), private experts who have invested in the CLMV countries said. “We welcome Thai investors to expand their investment in agriculture, organic farmer, energy, tourism, and hospitality business,” Phouvong […]