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Myanmar-Singapore JV to start aluminium shipbuilding

05 Aug 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Yangon Ferry Operator Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies will jointly build aluminium ships at the shipyard in Insein Township, Yangon, together with SAM Aluminium Engineering Pte Ltd, pioneers in the craft of aluminium shipbuilding. Daw Tint Tin...
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New Yangon Water Bus services in October

05 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon Water Bus service will run new routes along Yangon River in October, said Daw Tint Tint Lwin, chair of the Yangon Water Bus. The ferries will run along the Pansodan-Ant Gyi and Thamada-Botahtaung routes as usual, as well as to Twante starting fro...
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Patrol team deployed to protect dolphins from illegal fishing

03 Aug 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Patrol team will strictly combat illegal fishing to protect dolphins in Ayeyawady River, said U Tun Tun Win, head of Sagaing Region Fisheries Department. "We must take strict measures to curb illegal fishing", he added. Surveillance operations...
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Construction of inshore inspection jetty bridge in Kawthoung to complete in September

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...
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Meteorology department warns of flooding in lower Myanmar, including Yangon

01 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) has warned of flooding as a result of heavy rain in some areas of Myanmar, including Yangon, in the first week of August. "With heavy rain, Yangon can become flooded in a short time. It also coincides with t...
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Water levels in Sagaing and Nyaung-U now above danger level

30 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Water level of Ayeyawady River in Mandalay nearly reached its danger level on July 28 and it may reach its danger level within 24-hr, announced the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). Water level of Ayeyawady River in Mandalay has reached 1,253...
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New approach to discharge groundwater in Myanmar and Design & construction of Radial Collector Well in Myanmar

New approach to discharge groundwater in Myanmar with climate change   Writer: Myint Thein [National Literary Award Writer (Apply Science)]1. Global climate changes started since last three decades. Seasonally weather forecasting is changing. It is quite different year by year. Heavy rain in a ...
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Mandalay braces for Ayeyarwady River flooding

28 July 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay Region could overflow in the next two days, as it reached the height of 12.33 metres on July 26, said the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology. The department said the river is rising about one centimetre per hour and is...
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Myanmar Parliament Approves $180-Million ADB Loan Request for Yangon Water Supply

27 July 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - NAYPYITAW—The Union Parliament on Friday approved a plan to seek US$180 million (243.7 billion kyats) in funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Yangon City Water Resilience Project, which aims to strengthen the security of Yangon City's wate...
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Monsoon flooding in Myanmar forces over 25,000 people to flee their homes

27 July 2020 - Source: Mizzima - Monsoon flooding forced over 25,000 people to leave their homes in Myanmar's regions and states, an official of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told Xinhua on Saturday. "As of Thursday, there are only 78 shelters left, accommodating over ...
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Water from Ayeyawady embankment collapse in Amarapura under control, over 13,400 affected by flood

22 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group - Although the floods caused by the broken embankment on the bank of the Ayeyawady River near Shwege Sewage Pumping Station in Amarapura Township, Mandalay Region, is now under control, the number of affected local people has reached over 13,400. A leak...
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Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects renovation of embankment and strand road in Amarapura

22 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee, inspected the control of Ayeyawady River flood- waters caused by damages to the embankment near Shwe Gae wastewater treatment facility ...
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Chin State Minister inspects construction works at Lower Laivar Dam

21 July 2020 - Global New Light of Myanmar - The Chin State Minister for Agriculture, Livestock Breeding, Forestry and Mines U Mang Hen inspected construction works at Lower Laivar Dam, the third dam in the Chin State, on 19 July afternoon. Firstly, U Toe Myint, the dam construction group offic...
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Myanmar Conservationists Slam Moves for Endangered Irrawaddy Dolphin’s Captive Breeding

17 July 2020 - The Irrawaddy - Myanmar's approval of the gravely endangered Irrawaddy dolphin for captive commercial breeding has prompted condemnation from wildlife conservationists. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation's Forestry Department ordered last month that 90...
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Bagan-NyaungU Bu Phaya river port revived with motorboat riders

16 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With the pilgrims visiting Bu Phaya in the Bagan-NyaungU archaeological heritage site, the Bu pagoda port fallen silent for over three months is now revived with the motorboat riders, said U Maung Soe, a motorboat owner in Bu Phaya river port...

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