04 Dec 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide technical training in weather forecasting to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). JICA had donated 30 automatic weather forecast stations and three radars with built-in trainin...
​1 Dec 18 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - Ambitious plans are being made for a pipeline in Yangon that plays a vital role in the communities through which it passes, and not only because it carries water. By EVA HIRSCHI | FRONTIERPhotos MATIAS BERCOVICH GRASS GROWS under the long metal tube s...
SEA – Final Report For Stakeholder Review The SEA Final Report recommends a balance between hydropower development and natural resource protection in each major river basin in Myanmar, contributing to the healthy functioning of these rivers for the next century and beyond. It also recommends im...
Public awareness and inclusiveness of local community are the characteristics of improvement signatures in building sustainable development. Besides, it is uneasy to make local people attractive to participate in one campaign. I reached out one of the public awareness campai...
​26 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - An inclusive city should consider the convenience and comfort of all its residents, rich and poor alike, young and old; the health and the weak, said Joyce Chou, a founding member of Mircrosoft's Inclusive Design Team. Chou was last week's main speaker in th...
23 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar TImes - Myanmar's private sector needs to identify the impact of their businesses on biodiversity and ecosystems early on to avoid cost and conflict, a recent report states. Yangon-based Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) recently published a briefing pap...
​23 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - YANGON—Hong Kong-listed China Communications Construction Co. Ltd (CCCC) has nearly finalized its proposal for the development of US$1.5 billion (2.4 trillion kyats) worth of initial infrastructure for the controversial "New Yangon City" project across the Y...
20 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - Villagers usually start their day early, doing their household chores and attending to their farms before the sun gets too hot. But one Monday, residents of Tha Pyay Kone Village in Hmawbi township in the outskirt of Yangon were exceptionally busy. It wa...
​19 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - Potable tap water for all residents in Yangon city is expected to become a reality by 2021 as the current administration intensifies efforts to redevelop the country's economic capital. U Zaw Win Aung, section head of the Engineering Department (Water and Sa...
​16 Nov 18 - Source: The Durango Herald - KeNeda Randall found healing from post-traumatic stress disorder through traveling to Myanmar with Fort Lewis College's Village Aid Project and seeing a developing country through her own lens versus the experience she had while on combat tours in the U...
​15 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - Weather predictions indicate that El Nino might be coming to Myanmar during the winter season, meteorologists said. "El Nino is forecast to happen this year, but it will be weak to moderate," said U Kyaw Moe Oo, director general of the Department of Met...
​14 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - Yangon's regional government will receive support to tackle challenges regarding urban water and water logistics by a coalition of Dutch companies and organisations. The companies signed an agreement with the authorities to improve water supply, resourc...
​13 Nov 18 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Bilateral trade between Myanmar and Singapore touched US$1.99 billion in the last mini-budget period (from April to September), with the country's imports exceeding exports, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Commerce. Singapor...
​13 Nov 18 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - An On-the-Job Training (OJT) program on Irrigation Asset Management and GIS is being conducted at the Irrigation Technology Center (ITC) Bago Township, from 12 to 17 November. The OJT is being jointly conducted by the Irrigation and Water Utili...
​13 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - While Yangon has laid out ambitious plans to boost infrastructure and trade, members of parliament and urban planners say more needs to be done to address day-to-day problems faced by people in the city. Among areas that will be addressed in plans are rule o...