30 Nov 2020 - Source: Yale Environment 360 - BY FRED PEARCE - The Karen people of eastern Myanmar have long fought for autonomy over their lands. In a bold move, they have turned a war zone into a protected area that respects their cultural traditions and looks to save the Salween, one of ...
30 Nov 2020 - Source: Global Times - Representatives from Mekong River countries applauded achievements brought by the Lancang-Mekong River cooperation mechanism over the past four years, calling it the most vibrant case of establishing a community with a shared future for humanity at the 2020 ...
28 Nov 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - The ship, CNTIC V-POWER ENERGY (MOTHER VESSEL), docked at the no-14 Dolphin jetty in Yangon Thilawa port on the morning of November 26. It is the very first and very large vessel arrived at the Yangon Port. "The vessel will anchor at the port for five years for...
27 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Magway Region has suffered 1,865 natural disasters in five years from 2015-2016 to 2019-2020, according to the Magway Region Disaster Management Department. The government provided a K2,714.847 million fund to the residents who are adversely a...
26 Nov 2020 - Source: International Water Management Institute - By Marie-Charlotte Buisson, Petra Schmitter and Nyan Thiha "Since last year, we had enough water and vegetables to procure a good income as long as I get water, so I will continue this year again." - By a farmer, May 2020. Th...
There are many experienced water experts who have been working over many years in the Myanmar Water Sector. They came across the military junta ruling from 1962 - 2011 (ref. here) and experts and specialists were oppressed under the military regime. Till today, they stand up in their self-righteousn...
26 November 2020 - Source: Bangkok Post More than 20 years ago, when two Chiang Rai-based environmentalists, Niwat Roikaew and Somkiat Kuenwongsa, learned that the Chinese government were blasting rapids in the upper Mekong River from Yunnan to Myanmar and Laos to clear the way for large commercial ...
26 November 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar An Ayeyawady dolphin is found to be inhabiting near Ywathit Village in Pakokku Township in Magway Region."I am a fisherman. The dolphins inhabit mostly on the riverbanks, most of which are the habitats of the fish. The dolphins are used to c...
25 Nov 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Myanmar has received four projects in the third batch to be implemented with Mekong-Lancang Cooperation special fund in the current 2020-2021 fiscal year, bringing to the total number of ongoing projects to 14, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Liv...
24 Nov 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Japan has decided to invest in the full phase implementation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Myanmar, Japan's ambassador to Myanmar, Ichiro Maruyama, has told The Irrawaddy in an exclusive interview. The US$8-billion (10.5 trillion) pro...
ကဏ္ဍတစ်ခုတိုးတက်ဖို့ရာ ဒေသခံခေါင်းဆောင်များရဲ့ ဦးဆောင်မှုဟာ ဘယ်လောက်အရေးပါသလဲ။ ခေါင်းဆောင်မှုစွမ်းရည်ဆိုတာဟာ မိမိနှင့်အများလိုလားတဲ့ ပန်းတိုင်တစ်ခုအတွက် ခံယူချက်ခိုင်ခိုင်မာမာချမှတ်ပြီး ဘယ်လိုအခက်အခဲကြုံကြုံ ရည်မှန်းချက်ပန်းတိုင်ကိုရောက်ရှိအောင် ကိုယ်တိုင်တက်တက်ကြွကြွ ဦးဆောင်နိုင်တဲ့ အရည်အချင်းတစ်...
23 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - As a squatter living on around 10 square feet of land,Daw Aye and her family had no space to dig a hole for a latrine. Daw Aye lives in Dala township beside the Yangon river where, aside from toilet problems, residents face regular shortages of clean water....
20 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Irrawaddy dolphins, so-named after the old name for Myanmar's largest river, are amiable, agile and incredibly cute. Though very few tourists and travellers have had the pleasure of encountering them in the wild, a small group of conservationists hope to ch...
19 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A total of nine new jetties, which can dock the international ships, were built in four years in Yangon, includinThilawa area. There are now a total of 42 jetties in Yangon Port, according to the official statistics of Myanma Port Authority (M...
17 NOV 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Two roads for rural commodity transportation, one concrete bridge, five box culverts and two water supply projects will be implemented with the fund of Myeik Township's Department of Rural Development for 2020-2021 financial year. U Kyaw Win N...