​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...
​12 June 18 - Due to riverbank erosion in Zalon village,Pyi Township west of Bago Region, three households had to move quickly and 20 more may have to relocated soon, according to the locals. There has been strong overflowing of creeks in Zalon village due to heavy rain on June 9th leaving...
​12 June 18 - Part of the road connecting Ann, Taunggok, and Tandwe townships in Rakhine State has been washed out by heavy rains in the area, a local Fire Services Department official said on Monday.U Kyaw Naing, a senior official of the Fire Services Department in Ann, said heavy rains during...
​11 June 18 - Myanmar is building a US$20.9 million worth offshore fixed pilot station, according to Myanma Port Authority (MPA). International bulk carriers enters Yangon port from the mouth of the sea 67 kilometers away from Yangon. Chief navigation officers from the MPA gave comman...
​11 June 18 - Authorities are helping to relocate families living in Balaba village, Yaysagyo Township as soil erosion in Ayeyawady riverbank near the village is much worse in second week of June, sources from local said.The village monastery, which used to be far away from the riverbank, is no...
​11 June 18 - A proposal to construct a multi-purpose port in Kawhmu township, southwestern Yangon, was submitted to the Yangon Regional Parliament by U Zaw Aye Maung, Rakhine ethnic minister last week."Yangon is the gateway to trade and handles up to 95 percent of the country's imports and exp...
​9 June 18 - A child died in a flood in Shan State's Taunggyi after heavy rains on Tuesday, said the Naypyitaw disaster management department."Drainage ditches were filled with rainwater in the Kyaung Gyi Zay ward of Taunggyi on June 5. The 10-year-old boy washed his feet in a ditch and because...
​7 June 18 - The Yangon Region Government has submitted plans to implement a multipurpose terminal in Kawhmu Township in the southern Yangon Region. It aims to increase foreign currency earnings, create more job opportunities, facilitate export/import and cut transaction costs, explained U...
​7 June 18 - Torrential rain has flooded some townships in northern Shan State, sources said. The flood seriously occurred in Nantlan village, Sipaw Township and half of the village has been submerged by floodwater."The situation is worse than previous two or three days. We cannot go out a...
07 June 18 - ​A dam spillway collapsed in Magwe Region on Wednesday forcing the closure of schools in several villages that could be flooded as a result of the accident, a local official told The Myanmar Times.The Kandaw Dam spillway in Pakokku township of Magwe collapsed at dawn on Wednesday a...
6 July 2018 (Updated) - ​The Ayeyarwady State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) is one of the major knowledge outputs of the Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project prepared by Hydro-Informatics Centre (HIC).SOBA is an integrated environmental, social and economic analysi...
5 June 18 -  The Yangon Region government is seeking approval for 11 new industrial zones on the city's outskirts and a new multipurpose port terminal near the mouth of the Yangon River to promote regional development, create jobs and attract foreign investment.Yangon Region Chief Minister U Ph...
​4 June 18 - Construction of the Mandalay port development project aimed at developing waterway trading in Mandalay Region will begin at the end of this year, said an official from the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems.The US$38 million project is being conducted i...
​4 June 18 - As Yangon's status as business and logistics hub of Myanmar grows, the regional government, expecting an influx of people and foreign direct investments, has unveiled grand plans to modernise and expand the city.Yet, many of the projects announced have been criticised for being poo...
​31 May 18 - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), in partnership with Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association (MFPEA) and Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC), are launching Tha Bar Wa, a cleaner production project for the food and beverage (F&B) industry in...