Tag archive for ‘Arakan Oil Watch’
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By AOW On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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New Report: Decentralization of Natural Resource Management Key to Ending the Conflict and ‘Resource Curse’ in Myanmar

Press Release: EMBARGOED FOR MARCH 22, 2016 New Report: Decentralization of Natural Resource Management Key to Ending the Conflict and ‘Resource Curse’ in Myanmar In a report launched today, Arakan Oil Watch More...

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By AOW On Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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Latest Photos from China-Burma oil and gas pipeline construction in Kauk Phyu Township of Arakan State, Burma – 2

      The implementation of China’s oil and gas pipeline project in Kyauk Phyu Township of Burma’s western Arakan state has damaged local people’s rice farms and property since the beginning More...

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By AOW On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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France’s Hollande Tells Suu Kyi Total Will Respect Law In Myanmar

By Gabriele Parussini PARIS–French President Francois Hollande pledged Tuesday that Total SA (FP.FR, TOT) will respect environment and labor laws in Myanmar, but granted the country’s opposition leader More...

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By AOW On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Myanmar Needs Sovereign Wealth Fund to Avoid Resources Curse: Stiglitz

Myanmar would benefit from securing the revenue accumulated through its oil and natural gas sales into a sovereign wealth fund, helping the fledgling democracy avoid the “resources curse” and distributing More...

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By AOW On Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
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End Burma’s resource curse says watchdog group

As investors start flooding in to Burma, a lack of revenue transparency and accountability is set to exacerbate the country’s resource curse, warns a watchdog group today. According to a report by the Arakan Oil More...