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Yun Sun: China's latest megaproject courts controversy in Myanmar

As critics raise cost and security concerns, delays suggest officials have doubts

A Chinese lead port project in Kyaukpyu, Myanmar (Photo by Yuichi Nitta)

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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