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November 16, 2017 10:00 JST | Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos
Nearly two years ago, Myanmar chose a Chinese consortium led by state-run Citic to develop a $10 billion port and industrial park that could turn into the country's largest foreign investment.
With Beijing pledging to create 100,000 jobs and transform a poor region, the Kyaukpyu port plan potentially represents a huge win for Myanmar.
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