USDP Lawmaker Questions Transparency of Private Power Deals

Naypyitaw—The opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has criticized the Ministry of Electricity and Energy for implementing four power projects worth US$5 billion in total without holding tenders. During a Lower House session on Monday, USDP lawmaker U Maung Myint questioned the responsibility, accountability and transparency of the ministry, which he said is implementing […]

Fate of Thai-Kayin Coal Plant Project Hinges on Assessment

​​ The parliamentary approval for a Thai coal power plant in Kayin State would depend on the results of the environment impact assessment (EIA), which is being conducted by an independent agency, a spokesman of the state parliament said. U Saw Chit Khin said the state parliament would wait for the EIA results before it decides […]