26 Oct 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Myanmar says it has received 16 proposals from nine countries, including Japan, Singapore, Italy, Spain and France, to compete against a Chinese company's proposal for the New Yangon City project, which is part of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). On ...
25 Oct 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Although the rainy season is going on now, there is a remarkable rise in the temperature in Yangon with less rainfall. Global climate is fast changing day after day affected by the global warming. Meteorologists hope that the global tempe...
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...
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...
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...
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...
One of the fundamental essences of leaderships is self-motivation, the ability to motivate yourself and drive people to keep going even in the face of setbacks, to create opportunities and to demonstrate a commitment to what they want to achieve. Aside from the definition, this is a message that I w...
With the collaboration of the Netherlands Embassy in Myanmar and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Myanmar, the virtual workshop for the scope of the study on mangrove restoration and increasing resilience in the Ayeyarwady delta was held on 24th September 2020. The workshop was conducted to Present ...
24 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Nine people working on the construction of Dala Bridge who were quarantined for COVID-19 have tested positive for the coronavirus. Work on the project will now be suspended for as long as the Yangon stay-at-home order is in place. "After we detected the fir...
Myanmar has two of the globally most intact tropical river systems - the Salween and the Irrawaddy - which are also in one of the most biodiversity-rich regions of the world. The value of these free-flowing rivers is of fundamental importance to the regional biodiversity, the economy of the country,...
21 SEP 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Yangon Pansodan-Dala ferry service has reduced the crossing schedule to 30 times in the working days of government offices from 12 September and 24 times during the weekends and public holidays from 19 September, owing to the declining number of ...
18 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has planned to develop the Htantabin Industrial Park and Floating Market, which will be constructed by 14 companies, at the end of this year. "YCDC implemented the Htantabin Industrial Park and Floa...
17 SEP 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Pansodan-Dala ferry line has reduced its operation routes because of the declining number of commuters and prevention of coronavirus transmission, according to the Delta Division of Inland Water Transport (IWT). Yangon Pansodan-Dala ferry operati...