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Myanmar Foreign Investment Zone Sparks Land Grab Outrage

As Myanmar’s real estate market booms, there are increasing complaints of land confiscation from people who say they are being illegally evicted from their property and cut out of huge profits. An industrial development zone just outside of the city has become a flashpoint. Signs of development in Yangon affirm the government’s aim of opening the country to international business.   But around the Thilawa Special Economic zone, a joint Myanmar, also known as Burma, - Japan project...

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