Maingy's proclamation, issued in the wake of the First Anglo-Burmese War, noting his orders to proceed from Penang to Tavoy
and Mergui and "to provide them with a civil and political administration, on the most liberal and equitable principles" (p.
Robert James Bennett, of Glasgow and Tavoy
Karen traitor Mutu Say Poe) are widespread, for example from Myanmar Egress and Dawei Princess for the multi-billion dollar Tavoy
Jervis (29), Perseverance Street, Huddersfield.
They include the Dawei or Tavoy
industrial zone, which, with an initial investment of $8.6 billion, will include a deep-sea port, steel, fertilizer and petrochemical plants, and an oil refinery, with highways connected to Bangkok and to the new railway lines linking Yunnan, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia.
Maingy acted as commissioner of Mergui and Tavoy
provinces in the British-occupied far south of Burma from 1825 until his reassignment in 1826.
In it, Arimaddanpura (Pagan's Pali title) was referred to as pran, while the larger entity ruled by that pran was referred to as nuinnam, (12) which included distant cities and provinces such as Tavoy
and Mergui in Tenasserim, the southernmost 'tail' of Burma.
Ceded to Great Britain after the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-26), the Tenasserim Provinces--Maulmain, Tavoy
, and Mergui--started to register on some Western minds and balance sheets once British capital began to penetrate Lower Burma in the 1830s and 1840s.
Colleagues George and Sarah Boardman had moved farther south to Tavoy
by 1828, and there shared the gospel with the Karen, an ethnic minority within Burma.
In addition, New Delhi has begun to study the feasibility of building a deep-water seaport at Dawei (Tavoy
), on the Burmese coast, possibly allowing access from the Middle East, Europe, and Africa to East Asian markets without transiting the Malacca Straits.
It will snake 65 kilometers across southern Burma's Tenasserim Division, through mangrove swamps, then up the Tavoy
River valley and down the Zinba River valley before ascending the final 20 kilometers through densely forested mountains along the Thai-Burma border.