Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 29 December 2017​To assist in water bus service which is currently operating in the Yangon river, the kamoeyeik river would be upgraded, said Yangon region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein yesterday. he made the remark at the opening of a bridge linking So...
Source: mmtimesDate: 2 Jan 2018​The number of migratory birds visiting Taungthaman Lake in Mandalay Region, a prime place to watch rare birds in Myanmar, has significantly dropped, according to birdwatcher U Zay Maung Thein of Mandalay.In addition to Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura township, fewer bir...
Source: mmtimesDate: 5 Jan, 2018​Eight thousand water meters will be installed free of charge in Pyigyitagun township with a total of US$20 million funding from Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA), according to Mandalay City Development Committee(MCDC). The committee will also increase...
​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 ...
Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 11 January, 2018Vice President U Myint Swe attended the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (LMC) leaders' meeting that began in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh yesterday with the theme of "Our River of Peace and Sustainable Development."The meeting was ch...
Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 11 January, 2018The carcass of an Irrawaddy female dolphin was found in the Ayeyawady River, according to an official of Katha Township's Department of Fisheries."We received information that one Irrawaddy dolphin was found dead near the Aung Chan T...
Source: Eleven Myanmar, 25th November 2017Feasibility studies have been conducted for extending Yangon jetty to the mouth of the sea to be able to dock large ships, said Yangon's Chief Minister at a November 12 ceremony during a regular meeting of businessmen and women with Vice President (1) Myint ...
Source: Asia News, 29th November 2017NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - About 30 squatter houses were flooded when the embankment preventing sewage entering Zarmani dam in Thanlyin Township broke down yesterday morning, according to Irrigation Department from Southern District. "It isn't the dam ...
​​The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management has been defined by the Global Water Partnership in 2011.In term, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land and related resources in order to maximize econo...
Source: elevenmyanmar, November 1st 2017The entrepreneurs held a discussion about socio-economic development projects in Rakhine State on October 29, and they exchanged views about the future prosperity of Kanyinchaung economic zone. Kyaw Win, Union Minister of Planning and Finance, also attended th...
​Source: mmtimes, 26th October2017How many different ways can you measure a river? By its length and how many countries it passes through? The volume of water flowing along its course? The number of species it supports?Perhaps the most important – and largely overlooked – measure of a river is its v...
Source: mmtimes, 23th October 2017The government warned factories to treat their wastewater properly before disposing it into rivers or face penalties, including closure of their facilities.In Yangon Region's 24 industrial zones alone, there are 3474 factories but only 188 have proper wastewater tre...
Source: mmtimes, 24th October 2017WWF-MYANMAR is undertaking research on the sustainable use of Ayeyarwady River that could maximize its benefits for the country's economy and people living along the coastal areas.Link: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/wwf-myanmar-study-aims-sustainable-use-ayeyarw...
Source: mmtimes,19th October 2017Heavy floods triggered by overflowing water at Sedawgyi Dam has devastated some 50 villages and also destroyed croplands.According to local villages, the incident that occurred on October 14 in Madaya township in Mandalay Region, was the worst flood to hit the area s...
​H.E. U Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Regional Government, announced the launch of New Yangon Development Company Ltd. ("NYDC") on 31st March 2018. The objective of NYDC is to create economic growth, homes and jobs via the development of land to the west of Yangon River.&nb...