05 July 2020 - Source: New Straits Times - THE Earth came with no borders. Rivers do not recognise them. To them, the Earth is one undivided planet. It is we — nations of men — who have divided the planet into this and that land. Blame it on the Treaty Of Westphalia of 1648. which brought us th...
"If we save it in time, we don't have to be concerned about water shortage during summer, when the heat is intense" by Daw Khin Aye Kyu, 77-year-old, who lives in Tharketa, Yangon We all know the famous fable about The Ant and the Grasshopper, telling us the story of the hardworking ant that collect...
01 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Five Ayeyawady dolphins including a one-month-old baby dolphin were found dead within six months in the Ayeyawady River along with Mandalay– Bhamo, according to the Endangered Species Conservation Division under the Fisheries Department. "Fiv...
30 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - For those who live beside the river, the monsoon rains can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, the streets look cleaner and the fields greener. For others though, the strong winds and pounding rains make it hard to dry clothes and travel across the ri...
29 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Sagaing Region Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation U Kham Zar Mone said they are implementing a 4-year plan to reclaim terrace farms on 293 acres in Naga Self-Administered Zone, from 2019-2020 to 2022-2023 financial year, using ...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries cruising along Chindwin River in Monywa are now resuming their service with usual fares although they carry only half passengers onboard, said U Myo Nyunt Tun, the officer in charge of MGRG ferry service. "The ferries started to ru...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With the cultivation mainly done through irrigation system in Kyaukse township in Mandalay region, a total of 56,207 acres of monsoon paddy will be grown in Kyaukse township whereas 41,972 acres of the same will be grown in Singaing township.&...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: The ASEAN Post - Water levels in Southeast Asia's largest river may be at its lowest in a century. Low rainfall, high temperatures and poor dam regulations are contributing to a historic low at the Mekong, affecting lives, the region's agriculture and fishing industries an...
26 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The rural water supply project has been completed 97 per cent in Magyikan village and Taw Chaung Oo village in Myinmu township in Sagaing district, said Daw Htar Htar Yee, the township head of the Rural Development Department. In order to ensu...
Source: MIMU The mangrove forests of the Ayeyarwady Delta have sustained one of the highest deforestation rates in Myanmar. The cause of this loss has been primarily anthropogenic in nature, including agricultural land expansion and the harvesting of wood for fuel and construction purposes. The effe...
24 JUN 2020 - Source: Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar - The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is pleased to announce the grant agreement signing of Mandalay Pyigyitagun Water Supply Development Project. The Netherlands and Myanmar signed the grant agreement for Pyigyitagun Water S...
24 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The developer of the New Yangon City project says it has submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports covering five project proposals to the authorities.EIA reports for five proposals involving bridges, power, industrial estates, freshwater s...
24 June 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy YANGON—The construction of the China-backed Kyaukphyu deep-sea port will begin soon, as preparations on both the Myanmar and China sides are on track, according to the Ministry of Commerce. The project is a crucial part of the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ...
23 JUN 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - A local conservation group wants an island and a river in Rakhine State to be designated a marine national park to protect and conserve the area. The two sites are Nanthar Island and the Mayyu estuary in Sittwe and Rathedaung townships – the sixth...
21 June 2020 - Source: CTN News "We have never seen water color changes like this before. This is the first time I have ever seen the water red. We don't know what China has done!" Environmentalist have raised alarms in Myanmar after the water of the Shweli River separating China and the Shan State ...