21 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - Mon State government minister of natural resources and environment conservation Dr. Min Kyi said that they did not provide information on potential landslide sites in advance as they did not want people to get concerned over the potential for this form of natural disast...
19 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Most businesses in Myanmar are not prepared for natural disasters that hit the country every year, such as drought, cyclones, landslides and floods, experts said. U Soe Tun, co-chair of the Myanmar Private Sector Disaster Management Network, said private businesse...
18 Sep 19 - Source: The Irrawady - YANGON—Lying 5 meters below mean sea level, receiving a large amount of rainfall during the monsoon season and surrounded by waterways on three sides, the nearly 20,000-acres of land on the west bank of the Yangon River that lie directly across from Myanmar's comme...
​(ရေကြီးရေလျှံမှုတွေကို တားဆီးကာကွယ်ရာမှာ တာတွေဟာ အလွန်အဖိုးတန်ပါတယ်။ ဒါပေမဲ့ သူတို့တစ်မျိုးတည်း အပေါ်မှာ မှီခိုလွန်းနေတာက အလုပ်မဖြစ်ဘူးဆိုတာ လွန်ခဲ့တဲ့ ရာစုနှစ်တစ်ခုကထဲက သိခဲ့ကြတဲ့အရာပါ။)မစ္စစ်စီပီ၊ မစ်ဆိုရီ၊ အိုဟိုင်ယိုး၊ အီလီနွာနှင့် အခြား များစွာသော အမေရိကန်နိုင်ငံအတွင်းရှိ မြစ်ကြီးများအားလုံး၏ ...
17 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - In 1995, Oliver Esser Soe Thet came to Myanmar. Although he initially dreamed of going back to Thailand, where he had spent a couple of years as a chef at fine-dining establishments in Bangkok, he felt in his heart that Myanmar was the place to be. "The roads were...
16 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Shan people are opposing a study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, because it promotes the building of dams on the Namtu River, according to Action for Shan State Rivers, a local non-governmental organization.Civ...
15 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - Aerial seeding will be jointly carried out in the Inle Lake areas in Shan State (South) by the Forestry Department under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation and the Htoo Companies Group.They will reportedly grow trees by aerial seeding in five pla...
14 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - The risks of climate change to Myanmar were discussed at a seminar for MPs organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Naypyitaw this week.The event held on September 9 gave MPs from seven Hluttaw committees a chance to discuss the issue with three i...
10 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has urged farmers to use water more efficiently as there is less water behind the country's more than 300 reservoirs and dams despite the current rainy season. The monsoon, which started in late May, is due to ...
10 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Regional Informational Workshop on Deep Seabed Resources and the Blue Economy for ASEAN and BIMSTEC countries was held at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.Myanmar is the first nation in ASEAN and BIMSTEC countries to host this wo...
10 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A Myanmar traditional boat-rowing competition was flagged off at 10 am on 9 September in Meiktila Town as part of the 136th Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Buddha Pujaniya Festival, and attracted huge crowds from nearby towns and villages and visitors from acro...
09 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar -​​ The authorities have granted permission to 25 cold-storage factories to export fish to the EU market so far, according to the Fisheries Department.However, the factories will be struck off the list, if they fail to export fish within six months, it...
09 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Earthen pots are now available in the villages located on the banks along the Shweli, a river serving as a boundary between Katha District of Sagaing Region and northern Shan State.Once, villagers of the area had to buy clay pots they used mostly as ...
09 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A bulk terminal at Thilawa Special Economic Zone in southern Yangon was opened on 7th September offering the handling of the bulk cargoes (grain, feed, Agri inputs, construction materials and other any possible bulk cargoes) in Thilawa port area...
9 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Regional leaders made the decision to establish the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) at a summit in April last year. Being a member to the network, Myanmar pledged to establish Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay as smart cities.Mandalay is receiving en...

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