18 March 2020 - Source: THE ASEAN POST -According to the Global Climate Risk Index 2020, Myanmar has had the highest weather-related losses in the past two decades, alongside Puerto Rico and Haiti. It is said that Myanmar is also one of the most vulnerable countries at risk of the climate crisis. Th...
​18 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mandalay city residents can now pay municipal bills online, such as water and electricity, the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) said.The committee introduced the Mandalay Smart Pay, or MSP Wallet app, in partnership with the government-owned Yada...
​17 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government has launched a national roadmap for the aquaculture industry to outline the ways it intends to develop the sector and to illustrate the market opportunities and hurdles.The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation launched the Natio...
​17 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - As Yangon heats up over the next few weeks, people are looking for ways to cool down and stay hydrated. As technology also improves, the more health-conscious consumers seek out new types of water purifiers to keep our H2O extra fresh.One such water purifi...
​16 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Forest Department wants to upgrade an island in Ayeyarwady Region that is a nesting site for sea turtles from its current status as a protected area to a Ramsar Site. A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance under the R...
​15 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With a growing number of people and changes in lifestyles, the population density has been gradually high in Yangon. When Yangon becomes a densely populated area, it leads to the limited safe drinking water available for the Yangonites to con...
Source: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research-Restoring artesian groundwater pressure in Myanmar's Central Dry Zone (CDZ) and developing strategies for its sustainable use is the focus of a new ACIAR-funded project.ACIAR has commissioned the International Water Management Institu...
​12 March 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as Chairman of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC), addressed the committee's first coordination meeting of the year at Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. He first reminded that these meetings aim t...
​11 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Chinese state-owned CITIC is set to initiate bidding for its environmental impact assessment (EIA) consultant for its port project in central Rakhine following the environmental ministry's response to its project proposal.The Ministry of Natural Resources ...
​11 MARCH 2020 - Source: Khmer Times - According to recent Mekong River Commission (MRC) studies, the frequency and severity of droughts across the Mekong basin has increased over the past few decades. The upper reaches of the Mekong are witnessing an unprecedented spectacle when the ...
 "It began with passion and learning. When I was young, I wanted to be an engineer and then I wanted to teach. Putting these two interests together, I became a university teacher specialized in water resources engineering." This is how Dr. Khin Ni Ni Thein's professional journey with water star...
​08 March 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mandalay Region has developed a mobile phone application to facilitate the delivery of water to communities with shortages during the summer, the region's Department of Rural Development said.The app can help the government ration water to the 51 villages in 13...
05 March 20 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, received the delegation led by Ms Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director of Asia and Director of IUCN Regional Hub for Asia- Oceania at 10 am on 4 March 2020 at the Min...
Do you have any idea when you first hear about the water studies? I am sure that you will be willing to know what the water studies is. So, let me introduce the general term of the water studies."Our State Counselor wants not only a center of excellence of water studies in Myanmar and also she wants...
​04 MAR 2020- Source: Myanmar Times -The government will set up a vessel-monitoring system control centre (VMS) in Myeik city in Tanintharyi Region in an effort to combat illegal fishing, a senior Fisheries Department official said.U Than Chaung, head of the department in Tanintharyi, said the syste...

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