About this Manual This User Manual was developed based on an introductory training on the application of Geospatial Information Systems conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Department of Agriculture staff stationed in the Ayeyarwady Delta. The training and this Ma...
20 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar International TV - Myanmar Port Authority has organized the 2nd second Yangon-Coco Island shipping services, leaving from No.3 Sule Jetty in Yangon on 18th of October. This MV. Charities vessel carried 220 tons of cargos and 70 passengers including govern...
The study area corresponds to 1000 km2 in the Chin State (Western Myanmar) describing a semi-automatic procedure for the classification of satellite imagery into landslide or no landslide categories, aimed at preparing event landslide inventory maps together with the two-steps procedu...
19 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar Mix - The details are scarce, but four feet under the clear waters of the Malikha River in northern Myanmar is the apparent wreckage of a World War Two plane discovered days ago. Facebook account "Sin Bay Yt Thomas" posted a video on October 17 of a man treading li...
17 Oct 2020 - Source: ScandAsia - Coastal communities in Myanmar are extremely vulnerable to the impact of climate change and highly exposed to severe natural weather events such as heavy rain, storm surge, floods and cyclones. To help Myanmar respond to those natural challenges, the Forest Dep...
16 Oct 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - The Mandalay regional government's plan to plant around 3,000 trees as part of a greening plan in Bagan has drawn criticism that it could damage unexplored, buried sites and the cultural landscape. The Myanmar Archaeology Association (MAA) denounced the gre...
16 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) under the Yangon Region Government has invited expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of an industrial park in New Yangon City, according to the Swiss Challenge Tender Committee on October 15. This fol...
13 Oct 2020 - Source: JAGRAN Josh India and Myanmar agreed to work towards the operationalization of Strategic Sittwe Port in the first quarter of 2021. Indian Army Chief General M.M. Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla travelled to Mayanmar on a two-day visit. They also calle...
11 Oct 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The residents are taking good care of ibis birds which are one of the species of migratory birds inhabiting Lake Indaw in Sagaing Region. This lake is the third biggest one in Myanmar."Many hundred ibis birds reached our Lake Indaw in 2015-201...
11 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Born in Phaung Gyi village on an island near the shore of the Ayeyarwady River in Nyaung-U Township, just under 150 kilometers south-west of Mandalay, Ko Aung Zaw Oo feels agitated whenever he returns home. He is now 43. Throughout his life, his village has...
11 Oct 2020 - Source: The University of Hong Kong - A group of students from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) took part in a novel solution to address the water supply problem in a slum area in Myanmar. Twenty HKU students went on a three-week trip organised by the Department of Civi...
10 Oct 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The Inn Lay floating market has returned to a revival after missing for more than a decade, starting from the first week of October during the pandemic period, according to the locals.Although the local and foreign travellers are interested in...
06 Oct 2020 - Source: mizzima news from Myanmar India and Myanmar have agreed to work towards the operationalisation of Sittwe port in Rakhine state in the first quarter of 2021, APN news reported. The announcement came from a press release issued by India's Ministry of External Affairs after the co...
07 Oct 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. ပခုက္ကူခရိုင်အတွင်း ဧရာဝတီနှင့် ချင်းတွင်းမြစ်ရေမှာ အောက်တိုဘာလဆန်းပိုင်းမှစ၍ ပြန်လည်မြင့်တက်လာခဲ့ပြီး မြစ်ကမ်းဘေးရှိ ကြက်သွန်၊ ငရုတ်၊ မြေပဲနှင့် ခရမ်းစိုက်ခင်းများမှာ ရေနစ်မြုပ်မှုကြောင့် ပျက်စီးမှုများ ဖြစ်ပေါ်နေကြောင်း တောင်သူများထံမှ သိရသည်...
07 Oct 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar Three Cherry ferries are running daily for the people from Dala and its surrounding townships to reach the commercial hub of Yangon City. With the declining number of passengers during COVID-19 outbreak, the ferry vessels are operating with only a fe...