​Several Southeast Asian countries have this year been heavily impacted by natural disasters, and according to recent reports, the onslaught of extreme weather in the region is expected to continue for the foreseeable future16 Oct 18 - Southeast Asia Globe - Southeast Asia is likely to see an i...
The Myanmar Water Portal was the official communication partner for this year's edition of the fastest growing water show in Yangon. Myanmar Water Portal (MWP) team had captured dynamic moment, energetic ambiance throughout the event. We decorated our booth warmly welcome style to invite some audien...
On this year's edition of MyanmarWater2018 the Myanmar Water Portal team walked around with a camera, putting exhibitors in the spotlight. We asked organisations to pitch their activities or operations in ​1 minute, explaining about:Company ProfilePortfolio / ShowcaseOngoing project in MyanmarWe hav...
​MyanmarWater2018 kicked off with opening speech by U Aung Myint, Chairman of Myanmar Engineering Society (MES).The industrial infrastructure event for Myanmar is the four in one show which combined Construction, Power and Mining Myanmar 2018, INTERMACH Myanmar, MTA Myanmar and SUBCON Myanmar 2018, ...
The Myanmar Water Portal invites you to join us for a Water Reporter Training at MyanmarWater 2018.Have you always dreamed of becoming a reporter? Can't get enough of water, and everything that is related to water? Water governance, water supply? And are you interested in visiting the fastest growin...
Hightlightsa. Due to heavy torrential rains as a result of Southwest Monsoon since 4 July 2018, nine provinces were affected thus far with widespread flooding and landslides reported. Four provinces in Myanmar are most affected, namely Kayin, Mon, Tanintharyi and Bago. See figure below on probable f...
​This is a great opportunity for those who are under 30 and hold a B.E (Civil, Chemical, EC, Port & Harbor, River & Coastal, IT), B.Sc. (Computer Science & any science combination), LLB, B.Ag. , B.Sc. (Forestry) and Master's degree in above subjects.It is an opportunity to be a young wat...
​Dear Friends,It is an honour and a privilege for me to serve the nation in the capacity of Vice Chairman and CEO of the New Yangon Development Company Limited ("NYDC") – a company set up and owned 100 percent by the Yangon Regional Government to develop the New Yangon City, a land to the west of Ya...
​Happy Myanmar New Year to all.In my first blog, I had explained the vision of NYDC – which is to create 2 million new jobs. So what does it take to create 2 million new jobs? What are the requirements of turning this vision into a reality?During the launch of NYDC in March, Yangon Chief Minister U ...
​Why We Rather Not Pursue Debt FinancingInfrastructure development lies at the core of economic growth, which in turn leads to investment, job creation and ultimately poverty reduction. During Phase 1 of the New Yangon City development, our focus will be on building basic infrastructure. This includ...
​Kick-starting Stage 1 of the NYDC ChallengeThis week is an exciting week for NYDC. We officially embarked on the first stage of the NYDC Challenge with the signing of a framework agreement with a leading global infrastructure company whereby they will prepare and submit a detailed project proposal ...
"overnments need to focus on government-related work. Why are they going into business?""Is it necessary for the Yangon Regional Government to establish a corporation such as NYDC to conduct business?""Is the Yangon Regional Government trying to build a business empire?"There have been numerous ques...
​The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) publishes an annual Global Liveability Ranking which ranks 140 cities for their urban quality of life. The cities are scored based on five categories -- stability; healthcare; culture and environment; education; and infrastructure. Our hope is that one day Yang...
 The dramatic political winds of change that swept across Malaysia last month were a reminder of the inherent political risk for any investments. Such risk may be amplified when the new government does not uphold the decisions of the previous one – newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad ...
​Delivering a Competitive and Equitable Rate of ReturnFrontier markets are high-growth, but are also among the smallest, least mature and least liquid economies. These markets are not developed enough to enter the 'emerging' stage but are growing rapidly and attracting ambitious investors.However, t...

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