02 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The National Disaster Management Committee yesterday provided relief to flood victims and rice seeds to farmers to aid re-planting efforts on flood-affected fields in Taninthayi Township.At a meeting held for flood victims at the Taninthayi Town Hall...
ဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုကြောင့် ရေငန်ဝင်ရောက်ခြင်းသည် ဧရာဝတီမြစ်ဝှမ်း‌အောက်ပိုင်းနှင့် ကမ်းရိုးတန်းဒေသများရှိ ဒေသခံတိုင်းရင်းသားလယ်သမားများ၏ ဘဝကို ဆိုးရွားစွာသက်ရောက်မှုရှိပြီး ပြောင်း‌ရွှေ့အခြေချခြင်းနှင့် လယ်ယာစိုက်ပျိုးရေးအလုပ်ကို ကျောခိုင်းစွန့်ခွာရသော လယ်သမားအရေအတွက် များပြားလာစေသည်။ ​By KYAW NYUNT LINN...
29 Aug 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—In the midst of a high-tech makeover to become a genuine smart city, Myanmar's historic royal capital Mandalay—more than 160 years old—received the Smart City Award 2019 at a Bangkok summit attended by 24 countries including Japan, India, Australia, Singapo...
Saltwater intrusion caused largely by climate change is pushing indigenous farmers in the lower Ayeyarwady Delta region and surrounding coastal area to migrate to higher land in the upper Ayeyarwady Delta and abandoned their professions. ​By KYAW NYUNT LINN | MYANMAR WATER PORTALIntrusion occurs whe...
27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Work to install measuring and monitoring devices for dams during the monsoon season has been carried out, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation U Hla Kyaw. "Work such as adding cement and mortar to reduce leaking from the channels of spillways and str...
27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - To prevent farmland flooding, more than K9 billion will be needed to repair creeks and ditches that have silted up, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation. Creeks and ditches that have silted up cause water levels in rivers to rise, so...
The water quality survey targeting the Hlaing River basin and the Doke Hta Waddy River basin was conducted as one of activities of the Project for Capacity Development in Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System. This report summarizes the water quality survey results which are to be utiliz...
26 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will invite the private sector to take over the supply and distribution of water in Yangon, Mayor U Maung Maung Soe was quoted by state media as saying. He said the YCDC has been facing difficulties managing wastage and...
24 Aug 19 - Source: Frontier MyanmarA community forestry scheme introduced by the military junta has allowed some communities to preserve traditional livelihoods, but heavy-handed government control and bureaucratic delays have stymied potential progress.​By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIERWHEN CHARCOAL bu...
23 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - "Waso-Wagaung, the rivers swell with the rising tide, let's go gather the ripe rose apple. From the thorny bush, the big black leech will stick to us," so goes the saying, when all the rivers and streams are full of water from the rains of Waso-Wagaung. The reside...
22 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A workshop to conserve Ramsar wetland sites in central Myanmar will be held to educate the public and government officials, said U Thein Aung, chair of the Myanmar Birds and Environmental Conservation Association. A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be o...
​Government officials announced on Monday that 82 people have been killed and about 200,000 displaced by landslides and flooding in Myanmar since June 25. Another 49 people were injured.20 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mon State was the worst-hit area in the country, said an official from the Dep...
16 Aug 19 - Source - Myanmar Times - After hearing a rumbling rolling "boom" for five seconds, all the houses, including those of U Khin Maung and his neighbours, were engulfed in stones, rocks and mud.As he came out of his house after hearing the noise, he saw a pile of mud cover his neighbour's ho...
15 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Indigenous people called for a large dam project to be halted on the Tanintharyi River, based on the findings of two reports released by local people on Friday. The devastating impact that a proposed 1040-megawatt dam would have on the river and the communities al...
15 Aug 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - MANDALAY—The Mandalay regional government is seeking help from geologists to find out what caused a hole to open up in one of the rocky steps that form the Dat Taw Gyaint Waterfall in Pyin Oo Lwin Township, disrupting the water flow at the important tourist site, ...