​2 July 18 - Thailand and Myanmar will invest US$5 million to build a water purification plant near Letpadaungtaung copper mining project in Monywa, Sagaing Region, according to the Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) in Sagaing Region. "The investment volume...
​You may think that I have met with Nga Moe Yeik, the king of crocodiles and companion of Prince 'Min Nandar' from the mythical story of Shin Mway Loon and Min Nandar.Rather, I went on a field trip to the Nga Moe Yeik Dam last Thursday, June 28 as a participant of an ecosystem services training prog...
​28 June 18 - The Tachilek Airport in Shan state of eastern Myanmar has been temporarily closed due to flooding after heavy rainfall hit the area since Tuesday night, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Thursday.The rain water flooded a runway of the airport, forcing the airport t...
27 June 18 - The level of the Ayeyawady River at Mandalay harbour has declined slightly after a rapid rise during the monsoon, according to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology. The water level reached 1,034cm on 24 June. On the morning of 26 June, the level was at 992cm, down 42cm ...
SEI's partnership with Myanmar's Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) and Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI) will strengthen research, capacity building and policy linkages on critical environmental issues in Myanmar.​SEI has signed an agreement with Myanmar's Dire...
23 June 18 - Lab in-charge Dr. Aye Aye Win from Green Land Organization said that there was high content of iron in Hlaing River near Hlinetharyar and Shwepyithar industrial zones because of waste water released from these zones."We found a high content of iron in the river water. And it i...
​23 June 18 - Heavy rains poured down in Mawlamyine without interruption starting from the evening of 16 June until the morning of 17 June, causing water flowing into the wards to rapidly rise to five-and-a-half feet or six feet.Residents had to be moved to higher ground and given shelter....
22 June 18 - Torrential rain flooded more than 74,000 acres of paddy fields and roads in Hintada district, Ayeyawady region. Sources claimed that water receded from over 43,000 acres of paddy fields in six townships in the district now. "The heavy downpour made flooding worse in addition to inu...
​18 June 18 - Hundreds of people were forced to flee their homes on Sunday after floods swept Mawlamyine and other townships in Mon State after hours of heavy rain, government officials and rescuers said.The flood occurred before dawn in Mawlamyine, and a landslide was also reported on Ngawunth...
​18 June 18 - Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country.Several parts of Myanmar's southern Mon State are facing flash floods due to heavy rains since the weekend, with no ...
​15 June 18 - Local authorities in Sidoktaya township in Magwe Region will prepared temporary shelters or set up camps if flooding due to heavy rain hits the town though it has not yet happened.The water levels of Mone dam near Sidoktaya city and Kyi Ohn Kyi Wa dam, about 20 miles south of Mone...
​14 June 18 - The Ayeyawady River delta in Myanmar is home to millions of people, and is a hub of agricultural activity. Unlike other large rivers across the world, however, the Ayeyawady has been relatively untouched by large infrastructure and dam projects for the past 50 years, and its geolo...
​14 June 18 - The monsoon that resulted in floods in some areas of the country is forecast to weaken by the weekend, said U Kyaw Lwin Oo, director of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology on Wednesday.The department forecast over five inches of rain within 24 hours in Rakhine, Chin, Magwe...
​12 June 18 - The Government of Myanmar is reported to be re-evaluating a Chinese investment project to develop the deep-water port of Kyaukpyu because of rising costs. According to the Singapore daily Sinchew, the Kyaukpyu Port project is a part of China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiat...
​12 June 18 - Swelling water from torrential rain flooded Magway-Kanpyar-Nay Pyi Taw and Magway-Myotthit road, halting vehicles till 3 pm, sources said. Most of the passenger buses running from Magway, Salin, Sinphyukyun, Pwintphyu, Minhla, Minbu and Saku to Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw uses the...