Marking the 5th anniversary of the Paris climate agreement in Myanmar

12 December 2020 - Source: Mizzima News from Myanmar The European Union Delegation and the Heads of Missions of the EU Member States resident in Myanmar are taking the opportunity on 12 December to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement, according to a press release. This historical deal is...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project - Infographics

Jpeg Format   PDF Format Download PDF File Here Too Little Water  Addressing Water Scarcity in the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project Download PDF File Here Too Much Water  Addressing Flooding in the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project

Yangon Water Bus resumes operations

13 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Yangon's water buses were permitted to resume services on several routes starting December 7 after being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The route from Sar Par Chaung jetty to Lan Thit jetty has resumed operations from 6 am to 7 pm daily, serving over...

Most Hit Myanmar Water Portal's Editorials of the Year 2020

In this year 2020's Editorials section of Myanmar Water Portal, almost 50 editorial articles were published. We are proudly announced the five of the most read and popular editorial articles. Our State Counselor wants not only a center of excellence of water studies in Myanmar and also she want...

မြစ်တစ်စင်း၏ ငိုကြွေးသံ - ရာသီဥတု ပြောင်းလဲခြင်းကြောင့် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့၏ ရေအရင်းအမြစ်များအပေါ် သက်ရောက်မှု

ဧပြီလဟာ ဂျာမနီနိုင်ငံတွင် အမြဲတမ်းလိုလို အစိုစွတ်ဆုံးလ ဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ ဒီနှစ်မှာ ဂျာမနီနိုင်ငံဟာ ပုံမှန်မိုးရေချိန်ရဲ့ ၅% သာ မိုးရေရရှိခဲ့ပြီး၊ နိုင်ငံရဲ့ အရေးပါဆုံး ရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှုပြုလုပ်ရာ မြစ်ဖြစ်တဲ့ ရိုင်းမြစ်ဟာလည်း ခမ်းခြောက်လုနီးနီး ဖြစ်ခဲ့တယ်။ လွန်ခဲ့တဲ့(၂)နှစ်က အလားသဏ္ဏန်တူတဲ့ မိုးခေါင်တဲ့ကာ...

Myanmar’s New Government Needs to Address Failures on the Environment and Public Health Over the Past Five Years

09 December 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy As the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) works to select the right candidates for the new government's cabinet after winning another landslide election, it will be interesting to see how the new administration will tackle critical environmental issue...

Myanmar plans to rerun cruise trip in Yangon River

10 December 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. Myanmar is planning to rerun non-landing sightseeing flight tours, river cruise tours and convoy travel to try to start the tourism industry which is stopped by COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism. The three-hour r...

Farmers have water tax arrears from 2006-2007

08 Dec 2020 - Source: Mizzima - In Kayah State, farmers who depend on water for their agriculture owed about 6,000 lakh kyats from 2006-2007 until today, said U Wai Lwin, director of the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department from Kayah State. "Dams and reservoirs were built by ...

ရေ ကို ဘောဂဗေဒရှုထောင့်ဖြင့် သုံးသပ်ခြင်း_ရေသည် စီးပွားဖြစ် ကုန်စည်တစ်ခုလော

ခြေဆင်း စာရေးသူသည် ရှေ့တွင် "လူ့အခွင့်ရှူ့ထောင့်ဖြင့် ရေရပိုင်ခွင့် သုံးသပ်ခြင်း - ရေရပိုင်ခွင့်သည် လူ့အခွင့်အရေးလော" ဆိုသည့် ဆောင်းပါးတစ်ပုဒ်ကို ရေးတင်ခဲ့ဖူးပြီးဖြစ်ပါသည်။ ထိုသို့ လူ့အခွင့်အရေးရှုထောင့်မှ ဆင်ခြင်သုံးသပ်သည့် စာစုအပေါ်တွင် မေးခွန်းထုတ်စရာကောင်းနေသည်မှာ "ရေသည် စီးပ...

Yangon water bus to resume services today

08 December 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar  Yangon Water Bus service, which has temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will reopen on 7 December, Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies released a statement. The reopened route is Yangon Water bus route Sarparchaung-Lanthit. T...

Myanmar implements sustainable aquaculture programme

08 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar is launching a national aquaculture plan to support the country's fisheries industry, with the aim of linking it up with long term buyers from European markets. The government will implement the Myanmar Sustainable Aquaculture Programme (MYSAP) under ...

Inle lake conservation to be implemented in 4 zones

08 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Four project zones have been categorised in the Inle Lake to streamline efforts to ensure the environmental sustainability and the development of the local economy of the communities surrounding the lake. Zone 1 includes Nyaungshwe township, Zone 2 includes K...

Freight rates spike to triple due to container shortage

07 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Pandemic-induced container shortage pushed up the freight rates to almost triple in Myanmar, businesspersons in the logistic industry shared their opinions.The container shortage has become the biggest disrupter in shipping amid the coronaviru...

Water supply facilities in MraukU Tsp benefit over 30,000 residents

07 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Drinking water supply faciliites in MraukU Township completed benefiting over 30,000 people from over 5,700 households in the township. The township's MraukU Township Department of Rural Development said in 2019-2020 financial year, it constru...

Migratory birds in Myanmar

05 Dec 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - A quick Facebook search in Burmese for the words "bird shop" brings up a mix of responses, including pet shops and bird breeders selling all manner attractive, exotic and colourful birds. Alongside these legal businesses its also possible to find groups and...

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