​It's important to learn from other water related portals, and we have been keen to partner and share information with others. Last year we started with publishing Myanmar Water related information from the KINI initiative - Australia Water Partnership onto the Myanmar Water Portal, and vi...
21 March 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - New Kandawgyi Aquarium will be opened in October, according to Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). There will be galleries that explain about fishes. In some displays, children can touch and play with live fishes. The international standard aquarium is ex...
17 March 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - A talk on the complete cancellation of much-criticized Myitsone Dam project was held at the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) office in Yangon yesterday. About 50 political activists from Yangon, Mandalay, Ayeyawady, Kayin and Mon attended the talk. "At...
By CLARE HAMMOND | FRONTIER 15 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - MANDALAY — Civil society groups from across the country convened in Mandalay on Wednesday and Thursday to protest against large-scale hydropower development on the country's rivers, which they say is driving conflict and underminin...
15 March 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Mae Hong Son (The Nation) - EGAT eyeing mega-projects that may destroy river's ecosystem; water-diversion project will also harm Mekong, pristine forest THE LIVES of people living along the Salween River still face the risk of being adversely impacted by develo...
Register your action The 22nd annual International Day of Action for Rivers will take place on March 14. Join us to celebrate our life-giving waters, and honor all those who have worked hard to ensure that our rivers continue flowing!  The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicat...
​Derived from the Quarterly Newsletter of Global Water Partnership (GWP) The dialogue on sharing knowledge from various research works on harvest moisture from thin air to collect water was held at Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department on 5th December 2018 in Yangon, Myanmar. The di...
Date - Sunday (17th of March) Time - 7.00 am - 9.00 am Friday 22 March it will be World Water Day again. This year's theme is: Leaving no one behind. We would like to raise awareness and action for our global water and sanitation challenges. Currently more than 2.4 billion people don't have access t...
Since October 2018 a coalition of Dutch water organisations is working together in the 'Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon' (UWLY) program to support the Yangon Regional Government in Urban Water and Water Logistics Challenges. The UWLY program, to run for three years as part of the Dutch Go...
13 March 19 - Source: Nhan Dan - NDO/VNA – The Vietnam-Myanmar Joint Committee for Bilateral Cooperation held its ninth meeting in Hanoi on March 12, during which its members shared the view that the countries' comprehensive cooperative partnership is becoming increasingly substantive. The event was...
​ေျမယာဖြံ႔ျဖိဳးမႈဟာ အထိန္းအကြပ္မရွိျဖစ္လာျပီး ရာသီဥတုဟာလည္း ခန္႔မွန္းရ ခက္လာတာနဲ႔အမ်ွ ေရလႊမ္းမိုးေနတဲ႔ ျမိဳ႔ျပလမ္းေတြရဲ့ ပုံရိပ္ေတြဟာလည္း ကမၻာၾကီးကို သတိေပးေနသလိုပါပဲ။ ျမိဳ႕ေတြမွာ ေရၾကီးမႈေၾကာင့္ တစ္နွစ္ကို ေဒၚလာ ဘီလီယံေပါင္းမ်ားစြာ ကုန္က်ေစနိုင္ပါတယ္။ မေျပာပေလာက္တဲ့ ေရလြမ္းမိုးမႈကလည္း ယာဥ္ေၾကာပိတ္ဆ...
Ozwater is the Australian Water Association's international water conference and trade exhibition and Australia's premier event on the water calendar. Returning in 2019 to the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, thousands of water professionals from across Australia and internationally will unit...
11 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Coloured waste bins line the walls of RecyGlo's office in Yangon. Blue is for paper, red for plastic, green for aluminium and black for general waste. The waste is being separated for recycling. "If the plastic, glass and cans that we discard daily are not syste...
A poor community cites decades of land dispossession and environmental degradation in their opposition to a Thai-operated tin mine in rural Dawei Township. By WIN ZAR NI AUNG and YE HTUT WIN | FRONTIER ON THE BANKS of a narrow stream in rural Tanintharyi Region, a faded blue sign points the way to M...
Start the Week at Myanmar Maritime University  Prof Tiedo Vellinga was in Myanmar for a week of 25th to 28th February. He started the week at Myanmar Maritime University to support the capacity building and improvement of curricula of Port and Harbour Engineering Department. He has done the lec...

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