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Eleven Media Group, well-wishers donate drinking water to villages of Pyinsalu

07 May 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Under a drinking water donation programme between Eleven Media Group and other well-wishers, motorboats carrying drinking water went to five coastal villages in Pyinsalu Township, Ayeyawady Region, on May 5 following a request from those villages facing water sho...
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New Yangon port to be constructed as trade volumes rise

05 May 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Adani Yangon International Terminal is developing a container terminal in Ahlone township, which is by the Yangon River, in anticipation of higher trade volumes in the coming years. The company, which is registered in Myanmar and incorporated in Singapore, receive...
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The ghost net menace in Myanmar's Myeik Archipelago

04 May 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar Discarded fishing gear brings death and destruction to marine environments and is threatening the unique beauty and biodiversity of Myanmar's Myeik Archipelago. By THANDA KO GYI | FRONTIER MYANMAR has a massive ghost net problem. Reefs are being smothered and mar...
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Steel rails for Yangon-Mandalay railroad arrive at Yangon Port

03 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Myanma Railway is making efforts to ensure efficient rail transport with the help of the country's development partner Japan. As part of the collaboration, steel rails for laying alongside the Yangon-Mandalay railroad were brought in from Japan a...
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Capacity Building of Urban Services' Managers in Myanmar

​Major Cities of Myanmar face great challenges to deliver high quality basic services to their citizens while urbanization is at an early but growing stage. While this urbanization process is closely linked to economic development, its effects on health can be contradictory. The urbanization of Myan...
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Rural wells running dry, villagers seek aid

30 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - For the past two months Myanmar's countryside has been sizzling hot, with daytime temperatures averaging 40 degrees Celsius and above. Wells and lakes have dried up, as have streams, which are the traditional source of water for tens of thousands of villagers. The...
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ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ အေရးပါဆံုး သဘာ၀သယံဇာတတစ္ခုျဖစ္ေသာ ဧရာ၀တီျမစ္ႀကီး အတြက္ သီးသန္႔ စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ အာဏာပိုင္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းတစ္ရပ္ ထား႐ွိ ေဆာင္႐ြက္ေပးရန္ အခ်ိန္တန္ၿပီျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ​ျမစ္ဆံုကိစၥ ေျဖ႐ွင္းခ်က္ မေဖာ္ထုတ္ႏိုင္ေသးျခင္း၊ အပူပိုင္းေဒသ ႏွင့္ ျမစ္၀ကၽြန္းေပၚတြင္ ျမစ္ကမ္းပါး တိုက္စားမႈ ေၾကာင့္ လယ္သမားမ်ား စိုးရ...
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Come heat or highwater, Yangonites persevere

29 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Most people in Yangon Region affirmed that they are obviously feeling the higher temperatures these past few week days compared with same time this year. "People don't take taxis when it's very hot. Most people don't even go out unless they have to. This cuts the ...
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Mine Lar’s Sut Lway jetty seeks to shed its bad image

29 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Hidden deep in the forest about 250 kilometres from the notorious sin city of Mine Lar in Shan State is the decrepit Sut Lway jetty on the Mekong River. Despite its tumble-down appearance, Sut Lway is the gateway for an illicit trade in luxury motor vehicles and o...
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Integrated Water Resources Management Project in Bago moves into second phase

28 Apr 19 - The second phase of the IWRM project has been approved for funding by the Norwegian embassy in Myanmar. The project is part of the Myanmar Norway Environmental Programme phase II. Five new years for the Integrated Water Resources Management – Training and Institution Building project fro...
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Water bus to run in Ngamoeyeik creep: Yangon Chief

25 Apr 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - The region government is planning to run water bus in Ngamoeyeik creep for the convenience of water transport, said Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein during an interview with Myanma Ahlin newspaper. If the water transport is used, it can reduce the traf...
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Storms kill two, displace thousands of people in Sagaing

24 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Two people were killed and about 4000 people were displaced by windstorms that pummelled villages across the country in early April, the Disaster Management Department said. The two fatalities were villagers in Sagaing Region, where over 100 houses were torn apart...
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Mandalay villagers long for blissful, not-so-distant past

24 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Nyaung Ni Pin's villagers can now barely recall those happy times when they could just go down to the Dotehtawady River to splash in, as well as drink, its clear water. Fish were abundant and the river was the lifeblood of the village of about 1000 people, as we...
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The Standoff Over the Myitsone Dam Project in Myanmar: Advantage China

Introduction—China's Stalled Dam Project in Myanmar On January 12th, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in Myanmar issued a statement warning Myanmar that if it failed to resolve the dispute over the stalled Myitsone Hydropower Dam project in Myanmar's northern state of Kachin, "con...
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Waingmaw residents call for end of Myitsone Dam project

23 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Thousands of people in Waingmaw township in Kachin State protested against the resumption of the stalled Myitsone Dam project on Monday. The protesters said they would prefer the state to be underdeveloped rather than to see the project resume because they said it...
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