08 SEP 2020 - Source: ECOLOGIST, The Journal for the Post-Industrial Age The Karen Indigenous People in Myanmar founded the Salween Peace Park to protect their mega-diverse territory and their culture from extractivism and conflict. The Karen People have lived in our forest home for 2,758 years acco...
Due to the promotion of economic deregulation after shifting the policy to emphasize reforms on international relations and economy since 2011, Myanmar has been more powerful as a new investment frontier in Asia as well as worldwide. Myanmar's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is estimated to ...
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 ...
26 Aug 2020 - Source: Communal NewsLocals told reporters that floodwaters had been flowing into the area since the evening of August 24 and were now rising up in some areas.According to locals, relief camps are being set up at places such as Islamic charity schools.The water level in Hpa-an is 750 c...
25 AUG 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. သံလွင်မြစ်ရေကြီးခြင်းကြောင့် ရှမ်းပြည်နယ် တောင်ပိုင်းနှင့် မြောက်ပိုင်းတို့တွင် ရေကြီးရေလျှံခြင်းများ၊ နေအိမ် ရေနစ်မြုပ်ခြင်းများ ကြုံတွေ့နေရပြီး ရေထပ်တက်မည်ကို စိုးရိမ်နေကြောင်း ဒေသခံများထံမှ သြဂုတ် ၂၄ ရက်တွင် သိရသည်။ ရှမ်းပြည်နယ်တောင်ပိုင်း လင်းခေး...
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...
29 APR 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia Group Nai Banyar Aung — As raft-fishing businesses in the Irrawaddy[Ayeyarwady] region also known as the West Coast experience deforestation and scarcity of fish resources, many big boat operations are setting their sights on the Myanmar East Coast. The journey t...
​28 APR 2020 - Source: Frontier Myanmar The latest instalment in our series about wild swimming spots focuses on little-visited Ye in southern Mon State, where we discover shipwrecks, deserted beaches and technicolour sunsets. By DOMINIC HORNER | FRONTIER Ye is very much a victim of its location. Sa...
Source: Academia  Taking the Salween River in Myanmar as a case study, this paper draws on a growing body of hydrosocial literature to analyze the multiple ontologies of water taking each ontology to be constituted of-and enacted within-a human-more-than-human assemblage, the spatiote...
1 April 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia Group Sai Wansai — On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries' indigenous, together with thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them, with hundreds more joined in v...
04 March 20 - Source: YANGON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields. ​ "This used to be my land," said the 51-year-old farmer, frowning at the murky waves. All but six ...
2 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Now -  The 500 residents of Karen state's Yedwingone village now depend on the charity of others for clean drinking water. Until recently, each of the 120 households in this village near the state capital Hpa-an got all the water it needed from its own well. Bu...
27 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Maritime trade and tourism in Mon State can level up with better transport and power supply, according to a property market report.​Yangon-based Picon-Deed Property Consultants released its study this month on Myanmar's southern state highlighting how its mineral ...
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...