South Asia UpdatePublished by MAC on 2007-03-25
South Asia update
25th March 2007
Following strident demonstrations by local landholders against Tata's proposed steel plant in Chhattisgarh, the struggle to stop South Korean giant, Posco, sequestering rural territory in Orissa has also stepped up.
While the interim Bangladesh administration imposes even more restrictions on public meetings and civil discourse, a Bangladeshi magazine summarises the state of play regarding attempts by UK company, Global Coal Management (formerly Asia Energy) to impose a huge coal mine on the inhabitants of Dinjapur.
As part of MAC's expanded service to readers (especially community and other NGOs) we also publish a summary of current investors in this company, and its board of directors.