14 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - rains in Wuntho, Sagaing Region on 13 September inundated roads and forced some families to evacuate their homes, according to the local authorities.A rescue team composed of departmental officials and local people in Wuntho carried out rescue...
08 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Transport and Communications is planning to develop several inland ports at the Ayeyarwady River and Chindwin River, to improve inland logistics and river transportation, said Toe Aung Lin, a director at the ministry's Directorate of Water R...
26 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Flood warnings have been issued for people living on the riverbanks and in the low lands of the Thanlwin, Chindwin and Ayeyarwady rivers. U Kyaw Moe Oo, director general of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, said water run-off is flowing from the ...
On 7th of August, 2020, Myanmar Water Portal broadcast the "Let's Talk About Water – Talk show". Episode 2 with guest speakers, Dr. Win Maung from Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI), Ma May Thazin Aung and Ma Than Htway Lwin from Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI – Asia). A regular host, Kyaw Ny...
11 Aug 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ချင်းတွင်းမြစ်ဘေး မော်လိုက်မြို့နယ် မော်လိုက်ကလေးကျေးရွာတွင် ပြုလုပ်ထား သော ကမ်းပါးထိန်းနံရံနှင့် ကလေးမြို့နယ် မြောက်စည်းကျေးရွာတို့တွင် ပြုလုပ်ထားသော နန်းကသည်းချောင်း (မဏိပူရ်မြစ်) ကမ်း ပါးထိန်းနံရံများ ပြိုကျပျက်စီးမှုဖြစ်ပေါ်လျက် ရှိသည်ဟု သိရသည်။ ...
The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the river is important to the economic development of the region and the quality of life of its inhabitants. There are already signs that the Chindwin River Basin is facing serious environmental and water management c...
11 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Water is covered some villages located in lower areas in Kani Township, Sagaing Region since the evening of July 9 as water level in Chindwin River is increased, sources said. "Lower areas of Sinthay, Kyarmaw, Shwemyinmo, and Kachin villages are covered w...
29 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Sagaing Region Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation U Kham Zar Mone said they are implementing a 4-year plan to reclaim terrace farms on 293 acres in Naga Self-Administered Zone, from 2019-2020 to 2022-2023 financial year, using ...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries cruising along Chindwin River in Monywa are now resuming their service with usual fares although they carry only half passengers onboard, said U Myo Nyunt Tun, the officer in charge of MGRG ferry service. "The ferries started to ru...
26 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The rural water supply project has been completed 97 per cent in Magyikan village and Taw Chaung Oo village in Myinmu township in Sagaing district, said Daw Htar Htar Yee, the township head of the Rural Development Department. In order to ensu...
This chapter outlines the status of hydropower development in Myanmar. In absence of a hydropower policy or plan in Myanmar, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) will assess the existing hydropower plants and planned projects in the major river basins and sub-basins. The analysis firstly cov...
6 MAY 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries from Monywa cruising in upper Chindwin River resumed their service yesterday, said U Than Nyunt Win, Sagaing Regional Minister for Transport and Communications."We have just signed. We've allowed the ferry to resume their services. ...
​19 APR 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar - The Rural Development Department staff led by Daw Kyi Kyi Khine, the township head, distributed 4,400 gallons of drinking water in Gwaykantaung village in Natmauk township, Magway region yesterday for sufficient supply of drinking water i...
​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times  Conservationists have begun reintroducing a critically endangered turtle species in its original habitat in the upper Chindwin River. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said it has begun the "soft release" of 40 rare Burmese roofed turtles near Linph...
22 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Japan announced yesterday that it is providing loans totalling ¥120.9 billion (US$1.1 billion) to Myanmar for four infrastructure projects. Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Ichiro Maruyama and Myanmar's Deputy Minister for Planning, Finance and Industry U Maung Maun...