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Suu Kyi courts Japan investment with new economic zone

Myanmar hopes for repeat of successful Thilawa project

Aung San Suu Kyi announced Wednesday the creation of a new special economic zone in Mon State. 

YANGON -- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi announced on Wednesday that the government will develop a new special economic zone in Mon State in the east of the country to create jobs and encourage foreign investment.

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