23 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Forty-four candidates from Myanmar have been awarded scholarships for master's courses by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an official from the agency announced on Wednesday. Of the candidates, 33 are from government ministries, four from the Uni...
Written by Thadoe (Wai) & Xavier Tezzo | WorldFish Need for improved fisheries research With most of its population residing in coastal areas and within the mega Delta of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar depends on its fisheries as a critical source of food, employment, and revenue. The country not...
25 Aug 19 - Source: Mizzima - Every year Myanmar faces serious problems with flooding and this year Mon State was particularly badly hit by flooding and landslides, incidents that killed many people. It was with this in mind that the Myanmar Cartoonist Association organized and sponsored a cartoon e...
27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Work to install measuring and monitoring devices for dams during the monsoon season has been carried out, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation U Hla Kyaw. "Work such as adding cement and mortar to reduce leaking from the channels of spillways and str...
27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - To prevent farmland flooding, more than K9 billion will be needed to repair creeks and ditches that have silted up, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation. Creeks and ditches that have silted up cause water levels in rivers to rise, so...
24 Aug 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar A community forestry scheme introduced by the military junta has allowed some communities to preserve traditional livelihoods, but heavy-handed government control and bureaucratic delays have stymied potential progress. ​ By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIER WHEN CHARCOA...
26 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will invite the private sector to take over the supply and distribution of water in Yangon, Mayor U Maung Maung Soe was quoted by state media as saying. He said the YCDC has been facing difficulties managing wastage and...
23 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - "Waso-Wagaung, the rivers swell with the rising tide, let's go gather the ripe rose apple. From the thorny bush, the big black leech will stick to us," so goes the saying, when all the rivers and streams are full of water from the rains of Waso-Wagaung. The reside...
22 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A workshop to conserve Ramsar wetland sites in central Myanmar will be held to educate the public and government officials, said U Thein Aung, chair of the Myanmar Birds and Environmental Conservation Association. A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be o...
August 5, 2019. The NYDC team participated in the 2019 ULI Asia Pacific Summit that was held in Shanghai, China from 11 th to 13 th of June 2019. Urban Land Institute, commonly known as ULI, is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. It was...
August 20, 2019. On 11 February 2019, NYDC announced the Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the Stage-2 infrastructure projects, which included six workstreams, namely, 1) Power Supply and Distribution; 2) Natural Gas Supply and Distribution; 3) Cyber Connectivity; 4) Public ...
July 23, 2019 The master planning for New Yangon City was recently completed by AECOM, which identified the most efficient land-use planning and built environment. This included infrastructure, economic development, environmental planning, transportation planning, social and cultural planning. AECOM...
13 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee and Vice President U Henry Van Thio presided over a ceremony yesterday morning to provide relief assistance for the flood victims in Mon State . Organize d by the Myanmar Rice Federation, the cer...
12 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Construction of pipelines is underway from Lagwunpyin water storage facility to Thakayta and Dawbon townships, Yangon Region. The project is expected to distribute three million gallons of water every day at completion. U Myint Zaw Than, Deputy Direc...
By Khin Maung Myint 11 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - During our younger days, we knew of only one city that was inundated the whole year round . The thoroughfares are a network of canals instead of paved roads. At school, when we first came to learn about that city, we were astonish...

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