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“Thailand-Myanmar to expedite implementation of Dawei Special Economic Zone”, The Royal Thai Government, 29 January 2015, http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/government-en1/item/89598-89598.html

“Announcement of Policy Committee for Special Economic Zones on location of special economic zones”, The Royal Thai Government, 22 January 2015, http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/government-en1/item/89408-89408.html

“PM rushes implementation of special economic zones”, The Royal Thai Government, 19 January 2015, http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/government-en1/item/89287-id89287.html

“All public offices to provide support on establishment of special economic zones in 5 border areas”, The Royal Thai Government, 17 November 2014, http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/government-en1/item/87677-87677.html

“Thai-Cambodian Premiers discussed shared vision for future relations through connectivity and border development”, The Royal Thai Government, 30 October 2014, http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/government-en1/item/87146-87146.html

“Checkpoints to upgrade in trade push; State agencies to speed up creation of SEZs”, Chatrudee Theparat, Bangkok Post, 1 September 2014, http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/429791/checkpoints-in-line-for-upgrade-in-trade-push

“Prayuth talks up SEZs to Japanese investors; Calls for cooperation to help boost tourism”, Wassana Nanuam, Bangkok Post, 29 August 2014, http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/429351/prayuth-talks-up-sezs-to-japanese-investors

Burma/Myanmar

Summary of Burma News – December 2013

Summary of Burma News – January 2014

“DVB Debate: Burma’s business innovators”, Democratic Voice of Burma, 11 February 2014, http://www.dvb.no/dvb-video/dvb-debate-burmas-business-innovators/37078

“Several Tax Incentives for Special Economic Zones”, The Nation, 29 January 2014, http://www.nationmultimedia.com/aec/Several-tax-incentives-for-Special-Economic-Zones-30225446.html

“World Bank Pledges $2B for Burma’s Health, Energy Sectors”, Irrawaddy Magazine, 27 January 2013 http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/world-bank-pledges-2b-burmas-health-energy-sectors.html

“Risky Business – Burma improving but still ranked low, say analysts”, Democratic Voice of Burma, 9 January 2014, http://www.dvb.no/news/risky-business-burma-improving-but-still-ranked-low-say-analysts/35870

“Economic Policy Should Come At A Pace, Says IMF”, Myanmar Times, 15 December 2013, http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/9034-economic-policy-should-come-at-a-pace-says-imf.html

“On Human Rights Day, Burma Activists Say More Work to do”, The Irrawaddy, 10 December 2013, http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/human-rights-day-burma-activists-say-work.html

“Questions Arise Over Workers’ Future in Dawei”, Irrawaddy Magazine, 4 December 2013, http://www.irrawaddy.org/interview/questions-arise-workers-future-dawei.html

“Sweatshop woes”, Mizzima, 23 November 2013, http://www.mizzima.com/opinion/ed-op/item/10637-sweatshop-woes

“Switzerland To Support Myanmar $US2 Million To Boost Labour Conditions”, Eleven Myanmar, 22 November 2013, http://elevenmyanmar.com/national/4182-switzerland-to-support-myanmar-us-2-million-to-boost-labour-conditions

“Modern Slavery: A Study of Labour Conditions in Yangon’s Industrial Zones”, Burma Partnership, 15 November 2013, http://www.burmapartnership.org/2013/11/modern-slavery-a-study-of-labour-conditions-in-yangons-industrial-zones/

Cambodia

“Linking the worst factories with the labels”, Cambodia Daily, 7 April 2014, http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/linking-the-worst-factories-with-the-labels-55839/

“Scores fall sick at Cambodian factories”, Bangkok Post, 3 April 2014, http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/403290/scores-fall-sick-at-cambodian-factories

“Chinese investment up in Cambodia in 2013”, Global Times, 18 January 2014, http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/838148.shtml#.UvIMA7TfSaM

“Slow year for Japanese investment”, Phnom Penh Post, 16 January 2014, http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/slow-year-japanese-investment

“Vinamilk Gets License to Invest in $23 Mln Milk Plant in Cambodia” Wall Street Journal, 13 january 2014, http://online.wsj.com/article/DN-CO-20140113-014342.html

“Cambodia Garment Worker Strike Unravels”, AlJazeera, 8 January 2014, http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/01/cambodia-garment-worker-strike-unravels-20141755530526443.html

“Workers Out, Deadlines Loom”, Phnom Penh Post, 1 January 2014, http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/workers-out-deadlines-loom

“Cambodia Ranks Low as Investment Draw”, Phnom Penh Post, 19 December 2013, http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-ranks-low-investment-draw

“Cambodia’s Garment Workers Needled by Low Wages and Poor Working Conditions”, The Guardian, 16 December 2013, http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/dec/16/cambodia-garment-workers-low-wages-poor-conditions

“Cambodian Workers Battling For Their Rights”, Al Jazeera, 19 November 2013, http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/11/cambodian-workers-battling-their-rights-20131118125833393255.html

Laos

“China becomes largest investor in Laos” Shanghai Daily, 30 January 2013, http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=197314

“Concerns in Laos that Burma’s Opening Could Slow Tourism Growth”, Irrawaddy Magazine, 18 December 2013, http://www.irrawaddy.org/economy/concerns-laos-burmas-opening-slow-tourism-growth.html

“Japanese Firms Turn to Laos” Bangkok Post, 16 December 2013, http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/385105/japan-to-open-trade-office-in-laos

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