27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - To prevent farmland flooding, more than K9 billion will be needed to repair creeks and ditches that have silted up, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation. Creeks and ditches that have silted up cause water levels in rivers to rise, so...
ေျမေအာက္ေရေန႔ကိုႏွစ္စဥ္ႏွစ္တိုင္း၊စက္တင္ဘာလ(၃)ရက္ေန႔တြင္ေျမေအာက္ေရကိုတန္ဘိုးထား၊အဓိထားသံုးစြဲေနသည့္ႏွိင္ငံမ်ားမွာေျမေအာက္ေရဆိုင္ရာအစိုးရဌာနမ်ား၊အဖြဲ႔အစီးမ်ားကဦးေဆာင္ျပီးသံုးစြဲသူမ်ားႏွင့္အတူေျမေအာက္ေရဆိုင္ရာလူမူ႔ေရးရာႏွင့္ပညာေပးေဆာင္ရြက္လုပ္ရွားမူ႔မ်ားကိုက်င္းပၾကသည္။အဲဒီေန႔မွာေျမေအာက္ေရကိုအေလးထားထု...
26 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will invite the private sector to take over the supply and distribution of water in Yangon, Mayor U Maung Maung Soe was quoted by state media as saying. He said the YCDC has been facing difficulties managing wastage and...
25 Aug 19 - Source: Mizzima - Every year Myanmar faces serious problems with flooding and this year Mon State was particularly badly hit by flooding and landslides, incidents that killed many people.It was with this in mind that the Myanmar Cartoonist Association organized and sponsored a cartoon ex...
24 Aug 19 - Source: Frontier MyanmarA community forestry scheme introduced by the military junta has allowed some communities to preserve traditional livelihoods, but heavy-handed government control and bureaucratic delays have stymied potential progress.​By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIERWHEN CHARCOAL bu...
23 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Forty-four candidates from Myanmar have been awarded scholarships for master's courses by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an official from the agency announced on Wednesday. Of the candidates, 33 are from government ministries, four from the Uni...
23 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - "Waso-Wagaung, the rivers swell with the rising tide, let's go gather the ripe rose apple. From the thorny bush, the big black leech will stick to us," so goes the saying, when all the rivers and streams are full of water from the rains of Waso-Wagaung. The reside...
22 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A workshop to conserve Ramsar wetland sites in central Myanmar will be held to educate the public and government officials, said U Thein Aung, chair of the Myanmar Birds and Environmental Conservation Association. A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be o...
August 20, 2019.On 11 February 2019, NYDC announced the Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the Stage-2 infrastructure projects, which included six workstreams, namely, 1) Power Supply and Distribution; 2) Natural Gas Supply and Distribution; 3) Cyber Connectivity; 4) Public T...
August 5, 2019.The NYDC team participated in the 2019 ULI Asia Pacific Summit that was held in Shanghai, China from 11th to 13th of June 2019.Urban Land Institute, commonly known as ULI, is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. It was fou...
​Government officials announced on Monday that 82 people have been killed and about 200,000 displaced by landslides and flooding in Myanmar since June 25. Another 49 people were injured.20 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mon State was the worst-hit area in the country, said an official from the Dep...
Several weeks of heavy monsoon rains in August 2019 swamped Burma (Myanmar) and southern and western India, unleashing destructive floods and landslides. Above-average monsoon rainfall caused rivers and streams to overflow their banks, while destabilizing hillsides in several regions.The annual mons...
16 Aug 19 - Source - Myanmar Times - After hearing a rumbling rolling "boom" for five seconds, all the houses, including those of U Khin Maung and his neighbours, were engulfed in stones, rocks and mud.As he came out of his house after hearing the noise, he saw a pile of mud cover his neighbour's ho...
15 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Indigenous people called for a large dam project to be halted on the Tanintharyi River, based on the findings of two reports released by local people on Friday. The devastating impact that a proposed 1040-megawatt dam would have on the river and the communities al...
15 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Myanma Shipyards-AMECC Joint Venture Co Ltd will build six vessels and repair 10 in the six months from October 1 to March 31, said the general manager of the company."All offers for the next shipbuilding project are from local private owners in Myanmar. We ha...

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