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Myanmar Water Journal - April 2019

Myanmar Water Journal - April 2019 Welcome to the April edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. ​Special Features of Thingyan Festival ​Since Thingyan Festival is a long history and traditional ceremony in...
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48 Hours Myanmar World Water Day 2019 #LeavingNoOneBehind

Over 300 water-minded people travelled to the capital of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to celebrate Myanmar's World Water Day (5-6 March). It is a mean of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year's glob...
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Flood Model for Yangon Region

On 21 st of March, during a kick-off meeting at Yangon City Hall the Yangon Flood Model was initiated in which the outlines of the project were presented. This project will support not only ongoing initiatives on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Disaster Reduction Management but also...
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More than Ks 300 billion to be spent on roads, bridges, power and drinking water

03 April 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - More than Ks 300 billion will be spent on roads, bridges, power and water in Yangon Region for the financial years of 2018-2019, according to the budget data of 2018-2019 FY. The budget data of 2018-2019 FY indicated that Ks 157,235.344 million would be spent o...
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သဘာ၀တရားျကီးကေတာ့သင္ေပးေနပါတယ္ ……….. ကၽြန္ေတာ္တို ့ကေရာ သင္ယူေနျကရဲ့လား

ေရ ေလာကျကီးအတြက္ စိန္ေခၚမႈေတြ အမ်ားျကီးထဲကမွ အဓိကျပႆနာျကီး(၃)ရပ ္မွာ ေရရွားျခင္း၊ ေရျကီးျခင္းနဲ ့ ေရညစ္ညမ္းျခင္းတို ့ပဲျဖစ္ျကပါတယ္။ ဆယ္စုနွစ္တစ္ခုေက်ာ္ လြန္ျပီးေနာက္ ကမ႓ာလူဦးေရဟာ ႏွစ ္ဆ ေက်ာ္ တိုးတက္လာတာေျကာင့္ ေရသံုးစြဲမႈပမာဏဟာ လည္းတိုးတက္လာခဲ့ပါတယ္။ စဥ္ဆက္မျပတ္ဖံြ ့ျဖိဳးတိုးတက္မႈအတ ြက္ အဓိက စိန္ေ...
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More than K9 billion owed for irrigation in Mandalay

03 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times The government is owed more than K9.1 billion for water supplied for irrigation in Mandalay Region, according to Mandalay Auditor General Daw Khin Aye Swe. From 2006-2007 to 2016-17, K9.14 billion was not paid to the government by township, ward or village tract a...
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Scenic Dee Doke waterfall draws visitors

2 April 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Dee Doke waterfall in Mandalay Region, which is regarded as PyinOoLwin's second Peik Chin Myaung on account of its scenic views, is crowded with visitors. Visitors find the waterfall, surrounded by beautiful mountains, quite attractive. They pre...
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Water Leadership Guest Lecture For Future Myanmar

On 28th of March, TransformationFirst.Asia and The Water Agency organized a lecture for emerging water leaders at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Yangon. Myanmar is developing its water sector with increasing support from international partners and is keen to empower a new generatio...
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“Everyone wants to build innovative high-rise infrastructure but I prefer to renovate the existing water supply” says Honda Y.E.S awardee

Phyoe Wae Hein won the Honda Young Engineer and Scientist's (YES) Award with a water-related idea in 2018. The Honda Y.E.S award program was introduced in Myanmar in 2014 and is quite renowned among six engineering universities supported by Honda foundation. Phyoe Wae is one of the final year studen...
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ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၁

စကားဦး။ ရန္ကုန္ျမိ့ဳတြ င္လြတ္လပ္ေရး မရမွီေခတ္ကာလကစ၍ ေျမေအာက္ေ ရကိုသံုးစြဲလာခဲ့သည္မွာ ယေန႔ထိျဖစ္ပါ သည္။ ယေန႔ေခတ္ အခ်ိန္ကာလမ်ားတြင္ မဟာရန္ကုန္၊ တိုးခ်ဲ႔ျမိ့ဳသစ္မ်ားသည္ ေျမေအာက္ေရကို ရာ ႏႈွန္းျပည့္နီး ပါး မွီခိုအားထား ေနရပါသည္။ ဆက္လက္၍ လည္းသံုးစြဲ ေနရဦးမည္ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အတြင္း ပင္လယ္ႏွင္ ့...
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Committee formed to fight against Myitsone Dam

By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER 2 April 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - YANGON — Environmentalists, scientists, writers and monks called for the cancellation of the Myitsone dam at a meeting in Yangon on Monday, at which a committee was formed to fight for the termination of the US$3.6 billion, China-back...
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Efforts to curb illegal bottling of water

27 March 2019 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government will take action against people and businesses bottling water improperly for sales to the public in Yangon, says U Ye Htut Oo, chair of the Myanmar Drinking Water Entrepreneurs Association. It is difficult to control the prices of bottled across...
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Traffic, garbage and drainage the top concerns in Yangon, say election hopefuls

By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER 26 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - YANGON — Traffic management, garbage collection, drainage and land tenure were named as the main concerns of Yangon residents at a panel discussion to promote the municipal election on March 31. Hundreds of people attended the event ...
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​Better Facilities: USAID To Support For Development Of Jetties

​26 Mar 19 - Source: MITV - A Coordination Meeting for development of jetties took place at Myanma Port Authorities Office in Yangon on 25th March. Union Minister for Transport and Communication U Thant Sin Maung attended the meeting and discussed that it is needed to implement for development of je...
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‘Safe drinking water key to country’s growth’

According to WaterAid, a clean-water non-profit NGO, diarrhea caused by dirty water and poor toilets kills almost 800 children a day around the world. 25 Mar 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) urgently need to be prioritised globally as one third of the global hea...
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