​8 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - According to the report issued by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the first week of September, the extraction of sand from rivers for construction industries has adverse impacts.More importantly for the Ayeyarwady River, the construction sector is a driver for the ...
​7 Sep 2018 - Myanmar Times - With international funding, two big projects could dramatically affect how Yangon evolves in the future, potentially doubling its 5 million population to become another one of the world's megacities. The debate over the Dala Bridge and New Yangon – chronicled by Th...
​3 Sep 18 - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department has placed a temporary ban on about 40 undisciplined bottled water operations and closed nine unlicensed ones, said the FDA (Yangon)'s Deputy Director Dr Min Wan."The number of suspended bottled water businesses this year has exceeded 40...
​Water problems could be categorized as too much water, too little water or too dirty in our perpetual daily routes. This time, my motive to continue the water journey in Yangon urges me to write about so-called "too dirty" theme in Yangon. I interviewed with U Sein Thaung Oo, vice-president of Myan...
​31 Aug 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Transport authorities had allowed Yangon-Bagan train schedules to restart after flooding occurred on August 29, which prevented the trains from operating. The trains will begin running again starting from August 30. But the trains running on Yangon-Mandal...
Project - The Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative (MHRI) project focuses on Myanmar's two iconic rivers: the Ayeyarwady, a "working river" at the heart of Myanmar's national prosperity; and the Thanlwin, a transboundary river with large potential for development, shared with China and T...
​16 Aug 18 - The Yangon region government has come under flak since March, when it announced the launch of a new Yangon City project at the west bank of Yangon River. If and when the first phase of the US$5 billion development is complete, it will include five village townships, two bridge...
Source: GovInsider 16 Aug 18 - Myanmar's commercial centre Yangon, is one of the fastest growing cities on the planet. Its population is estimated to be around 10 million, says Mayor U Maung Maung Soe. The Mayor has turned to celebrities and popular icons such as the Power Rangers to help ...
​Source: Xinhua​Source Link: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1115440.shtml
​14 Aug 18 - Since 4:30 pm on August 13, high tide occurred in Botataung, Lamadaw township which are situated near Yangon port. Thaketa, Thigungyun, North Okkalapa, South Okkalapa, Pazuntaung, Mingalar Taungnyunt, Kyimyindaing, Hlaing Tharyar, and Taikkyi Townships are located close to Nga Moe ...
​14 Aug 18 - Water flooded into residential areas in many townships in Yangon due to heavy rain, high tide with exceptionally high spring in the last day of waning, said Director General Dr Kyaw Moe Oo from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).Myanmar Port Authority (MPA) warned o...
The project consists of two phases, Phase 1 (Inspections and Asset Condition Study) has now been completed and Phase 2 (options for the future of the downtown sewerage network) is underway.The once state-of-the-art sewerage system in downtown Yangon was designed and installed by Mr. Octavus Deacon C...
3 August 18 - Heavy rain caused flooding in some townships in Yangon yesterday, causing circular trains to shut down temporarily. The flood-hit places were Sanchaung, Mingladone, Insein and Shwepyitha Townships/ Roads temporarily blocked in some townships. In Yangon, Shwepyitha Township su...
​31 July 18 - Ten people have been killed and more than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains flooded villages in central and southern Myanmar, according to government officials.The Burmese National Disaster Management Committee has urged residents near ...
​You may think that I have met with Nga Moe Yeik, the king of crocodiles and companion of Prince 'Min Nandar' from the mythical story of Shin Mway Loon and Min Nandar.Rather, I went on a field trip to the Nga Moe Yeik Dam last Thursday, June 28 as a participant of an ecosystem services training prog...