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Date: 28/08/2014
The government is planning to take action in addressing the illegal mineral extractions reportedly found in Paek district of northern Xieng Khuang province. A resident from the district voiced his concerns through the National Assembly (NA) session hotline in regards to the environmental danger the extraction has caused ...
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Date: 28/08/2014
Companies from China, Japan, Vietnam and Laos are in the process of conducting potential studies for bauxite exploration in the Bolaven plateau of southern Laos triggered by the high potential for the mineral in the region ...
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Date: 28/08/2014
The government and the World Bank Group have signed two new agreements, with the international financier to extend funding of almost US$40 million to the small enterprise, mining and hydropower sectors ...
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Date: 27/01/2014
(KPL) Phu Bia Mining is expected to produce 160,000-165,000 ounces of gold and 65,000-70,000 tonnes of copper this year, according to PanAust General Manager of External Affairs, Mr Richard Taylor.
Production of silver is expected to reach around 1.2 million ounces ...
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Date: 27/01/2014
Copper has become the most commonly mined commodity in Laos since the government moved to promote foreign investment in the mineral extraction industry in the year 2000 ...
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Date: 24/01/2014
The management of mineral exploitation in Viet Nam has led to a situation where the miners are said to get the best part of the deal. This is reportedly because of lack of supervision. Both the State and local people benefit from the operations, but only at the bottom end of the scale ...
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Date: 22/10/2013
Burma (Myanmar) is one of Southeast Asia’s most natural resource-rich countries. It earns billions of dollars yearly exporting natural resources such as oil and gas, teak, gems, and minerals. Sending natural gas overseas is the country’s particular prime source of foreign revenue ...
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Date: 22/10/2013
Residents of Sar Lin Gyi Township, Sagaing Division, are still fighting against the appropriation and fencing of their lands by the Latpadaung copper mine project. They are demanding compensation for the lands that have been taken from them and will not stop until they get what they say they deserve ...
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Date: 10/10/2013
Vietnam is determined to participate in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in 2015 as a way to improve the efficiency of mineral resource governance and ensure a harmonized benefit to people, enterprises and the State ...
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Date: 10/10/2013
Myanmar has been congratulated for its transformation under the quasi-civilian government including some political and legislative reforms. Regarding such changes, wide-ranging economic sanctions are being lifted. In addition, Mr. President turned out to be the first head of the state to allow visiting the White House since 1966. Yet, this does not mean ...
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