​26 Apr 18 - The Yangon Regional Government is drawing up a master plan with the aid of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and Korea International Cooperation Agency to transform Yangon into an economic hub with job and business opportunities for residents and investors, according to...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 23 March 2018Photo: GoogleYangon has the highest non-revenue water (NRW) rate -- or water that do not go to the customers because of leaks or theft, among others -- in the Southeast Asia region because of aging water facilities, said U Myo Thein, deputy head of city's ...
Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 27 March, 2018​The Township Rural Development Department has implemented the earthen lake construction project to supply drinking water to some 125 households in the summer.The project will directly benefit some 700 residents in Hsihsongon Village, Taungt...
Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 2 April 2018YANGON'S government has formed a company to develop a landmass twice the size of Singapore as a re-launch of the "new city" development project abandoned last year. While officials has gone as far as comparing the project's ambition with the urban development o...
30 March 2018  - A bulk terminal is in the pipeline near Thilawa Special Economic Zone in southern Yangon. The US$65 million project is partly funded by the International Finance Corporation and will be among the first providers of bulk cargo handling for the country.​Lluvia, a domestic ag...
Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 3 April 2018​Birdwatchers battle to save Paleik Lake, a haven for water birdsEvery year scores of birds flock to Paleik Lake, 14 kilometres east of Mandalay, where they sojourn for up to two months before continuing thousands of kilometers north or south in search of breed...
Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 3 April 2018Photo- Google​Plans to build an international sea port at the mouth of the Yangon River, which will be strategic for Myanmar and its neighbours, are underway, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said yesterday at the meeting with Vice President held at Repub...
Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 4 April 2018 ​Thunderstorms, lightning, isolated heavy rainfall, and gale-force winds hit Yangon yesterday, knocking down trees, ripping off roofs, causing power outages and dropping temperatures. "The strong wind hit for 20 minutes. It bl...
Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 4 April 2018​Heavy rain flooded roads in Yangon on Tuesday during a thunderstorm, and the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology said the country is entering the pre-monsoon period.Thunderstorms are likely to occur across the country, especially in the afternoon and eveni...
Source: Myanmar TimesDate: 4 April 2018Photo: Google​The Ayeryarwady dolphin conservation team has reduced its planned conservation area for the endangered species due to a lack of human and financial resources, said U Han Win, chief of the Ayeyarwady dolphin conservation team of the Fisheries Depar...
31 Dec 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - Construction of the Dala Bridge, also known as the Myanmar – Korea Friendship Bridge, that will connect Yangon City and Dala Township, has finally been given the green light, according to the Ministry of Construction and the Yangon Regional Government. The Ministr...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 9 March, 2018​Residents in the vicinity of the proposed Mong Ton Hydropower Project in Shan State have expressed alarm about the possible resumption of scheme following the visit to the site by executives from the China Three Gorges Corporation.China Three Gorges Corpo...
Introduction Following the recent news that Dutch company Vitens-Evides International (VEI) is going help Mandalay to improve its water supply system, we talked to VEI's project manager, Adriaan Ruijmschoot, about this initiative, called WaterWorX. In this interview, Adriaan talks about WaterWo...
Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 8 March, 2018​To solve the problem with erosion of the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems is carrying out a renovation project.The project will be funded by the Union government or regional government with...
​Interview with Luuk Brinkman, Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHVFor a long time, in a lullaby song, Meikhtila Lake was given its worthy tribute by authors in different periods of Myanmar literary history in all forms of prose, verse and drama. Meikhtila Lake was highlighted as The Lake Filled wi...