​24 June 18 - Myanmar's Yangon regional government has formed a new firm to draw up a roadmap to undertake expansion of the financial center to make it a business-friendly and livable city.The first and second phases of the huge project of the New Yangon City Development Company (NYDC), wh...
​25 June 18 - Rain is heavy in Rakhine and Mon states due to monsoon wind and isolated heavy downpour caused by rainclouds will be occurred in lower Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway and west of Bago regions, said Dr Kyaw Moe Oo, Director General of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH)."Isolat...
Background ICEM  - the International Centre for Environment Management was established in 1999 to help governments and communities build capacity in the sustainable use of natural resources and maintenance of environmental quality. ICEM works in Asia, especially the Mekong countries, ...
​21 June 18 - The Yangon regional government has taken measures to strengthen cooperation among its departments to improve efficiency in serving the public, a senior regional minister said.Daw Nilar Kyaw, region minister for Electricity, Industry and Transport, said her ministry is working clos...
​18 June 18 - Campus tour of Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 has been started in Myanmar Maritime University. More than 50 students from Myanmar Maritime University and Thanlyin Technological University joined the campus tour and participated actively during the workshop session. Expertis...
​18 June 18 - Dagon International will develop an industrial park here dedicated to food processing, the Myanmar conglomerate's leaders told Nikkei on Thursday, tapping agribusiness in an effort to diversify beyond the core real estate segment."In Myanmar, food factories are located in so many ...
​Myanmar is facing the onset of the approaching monsoon season with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology warning of potential storms as the monsoon season nears. Whenever the rainy season hits upon us, we would hear constant laments on the conditions of our city's drainage system.As a city pl...
​12 June 18 - The National Water Resource Committee (NWRC) headquarters and the Hydro-informatics Centre (HIC) will be built in Yangon as part of the development of the country's water resource management capability.A loan of US$18 million (K24.30 billion) from the World Bank will be used to fu...
​Dear Young Water Professional, Would you like to contribute to the realization of resilient water services in a creative way? And are you interested in the possibility to join the World Water Week 2018 in Stockholm as a guest speaker? Then this message is for you! As you might know alread...
We have made an interview with Pan Ei Ei Phyo, one of the alumni of Holland Water Challenge, who is currently studying in Germany. She is attending postgraduate course of water resource engineering and management in University of Stuttgart. Background During her undergraduate, she studied port and h...
Myanmar Water Journal - June 2018Welcome to the June edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Spotlights for NewsThe application for Young Water Professional (YWP) program is available, ...
​06 June 18 - Inundated land can be a blessing or a curse. In the case of irrigated agriculture, controlled inundation is wanted and needed to maximize productivity of the land. Floods are among the world's most common and most damaging natural hazards. Therefore, inundation mapping can he...
​07 June 18 - I had persistently been writing about the causes of the climatic change and its impact and consequences on our planet: the environments, ecosystems, humans and other living things in general. However, I have never mentioned their impacts on Myanmar in particular, until lately. In ...
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 Water resource projects which would benefit Myanmar should be given priority while working together with international organizations for water management of the country, said Vice President U Henry Van Thio.He made the remarks at the fourth meeting of the National-level Water Resource Committe...

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