24 Nov 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Japan has decided to invest in the full phase implementation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Myanmar, Japan's ambassador to Myanmar, Ichiro Maruyama, has told The Irrawaddy in an exclusive interview. The US$8-billion (10.5 trillion) pro...
17 NOV 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Two roads for rural commodity transportation, one concrete bridge, five box culverts and two water supply projects will be implemented with the fund of Myeik Township's Department of Rural Development for 2020-2021 financial year. U Kyaw Win N...
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...
1 Oct 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - As all the fishing vessels off the Taninthayi coast depend solely on Ranong market, the businesses may come to a halt from the declining price and weakening demand and marine workers may experience hardships, according to Myanmar Fisheries Fede...
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 ...
22 Sep 2020 - Source: Mizzima - Three people have been killed with over 220 houses destroyed by strong wind, heavy rain and tidal waves due to the tropical storm Noul in three regions of Myanmar in the past four days, an official from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told...
21 SEP 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. တနင်္သာရီတိုင်းဒေသကြီး ထားဝယ်ခရိုင်အတွင်းရှိ ပင်လယ်ပိုင်းဒေသအချို့၌ မိုးသက်လေပြင်း ကျရောက်ခြင်းနှင့် ပင်လယ်ဒီရေလှိုင်း ရိုက်ခတ်မှုတို့ကြောင့် ရေကြီးနစ်မြုပ်ခြင်း၊ နေအိမ်များပြိုကျခြင်း၊ လမ်းပိုင်းပြတ်ကျခြင်းများ ဖြစ်ပေါ်ခဲ့ပြီး ဒေသခံများကို ဘေးလွတ်ရာ...
03 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Starting from 1 September 2020, 16 Vessel Monitoring System Control Centres have been conducting surveillance of offshore fishing vessels in Myanmar waters for the ships to comply with vessels monitoring rules set by the Fisheries Department. ...
02 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Although the onshore and offshore fishing boats have resumed business at the start of the fishing season, some of the boats have not raised their anchors due to worries about the declining market of this industry."We export all the fish to Ran...
01 Aug 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The construction of inshore inspection jetty bridge necessary for the fisheries sector in Kawthoung will be reportedly completed in this September, according to the Kawthoung District Fisheries Federation (KDFF). The fisheries entrepreneurs co...
20 JUN 2020 - Source: ScandAsia - The Danish embassy in Myanmar providing support to Mangrove restoration and rehabilitation in Rakhine State and Thanintharyi region on 17 June 2020. The official statement says: "Today, marks the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. In support to My...
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...
​02 March 20 - Source: www.mmtimes.com- The Fisheries Department declared a second marine protected area in Tanintharyi Region to protect endangered fish species and marine habitats. The new conservation area covers the coastal waters between Kawthoung township and Kau-ye Island, the department said...
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...
Myanmar can't escape from natural hazards, with earthquakes, landslides and floods claiming lives and destroying billions of kyat in property and crops. 20 Dec 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - People here are no strangers to earthquakes, with several destructive tremors shaking the country every year. T...