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Public health hinges on safe medical waste disposal

09 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - At 6pm each day, Ko Aung Si Thu, an employee of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), starts collecting garbage on Anawrahta street in Pazundaung township. He works until 6am the next day. While making his rounds, he often finds potentially dangerous was...
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Myanmar may face water shortage in this year: a meteorologist

09 April 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Weather will be hotter than usual in this year and Myanmar may face water shortage due to El Niño and late monsoon arrival, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw. "El Niño could bring some weather changes in this year and all meteorologists forecasted that the arrival o...
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Living Image of Oasis Yangon City

07 April 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - New facilities are being developed in Yangon for leisure and recreation of the locals and for attracting more visitors. An aquarium of international standard is set to open in Kandawgyi Park by October 2019, according to the sources of Yangon City ...
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A lifetime of plastic consumption

05 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The grand entrance gate is built using hundreds of discarded water bottles. In the entrance of the gate, huge curtains hang, made from sewn together instant coffee packs. It is ostensibly revolting. A literal palace of trash, but people want to take selfies with...
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Myanmar environmental conditions improve

05 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Despite severe damage in the past two decades, Myanmar's environment has improved, according to U San Oo, deputy director general of the Environmental Conservation Department. During a press conference at the ministry on Thursday, he credited the improvement of ...
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More than Ks 300 billion to be spent on roads, bridges, power and drinking water

03 April 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - More than Ks 300 billion will be spent on roads, bridges, power and water in Yangon Region for the financial years of 2018-2019, according to the budget data of 2018-2019 FY. The budget data of 2018-2019 FY indicated that Ks 157,235.344 million would be spent o...
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More than K9 billion owed for irrigation in Mandalay

03 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times The government is owed more than K9.1 billion for water supplied for irrigation in Mandalay Region, according to Mandalay Auditor General Daw Khin Aye Swe. From 2006-2007 to 2016-17, K9.14 billion was not paid to the government by township, ward or village tract a...
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Scenic Dee Doke waterfall draws visitors

2 April 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Dee Doke waterfall in Mandalay Region, which is regarded as PyinOoLwin's second Peik Chin Myaung on account of its scenic views, is crowded with visitors. Visitors find the waterfall, surrounded by beautiful mountains, quite attractive. They pre...
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Water Leadership Guest Lecture For Future Myanmar

On 28th of March, TransformationFirst.Asia and The Water Agency organized a lecture for emerging water leaders at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Yangon. Myanmar is developing its water sector with increasing support from international partners and is keen to empower a new generatio...
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Committee formed to fight against Myitsone Dam

By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER 2 April 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - YANGON — Environmentalists, scientists, writers and monks called for the cancellation of the Myitsone dam at a meeting in Yangon on Monday, at which a committee was formed to fight for the termination of the US$3.6 billion, China-back...
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Efforts to curb illegal bottling of water

27 March 2019 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government will take action against people and businesses bottling water improperly for sales to the public in Yangon, says U Ye Htut Oo, chair of the Myanmar Drinking Water Entrepreneurs Association. It is difficult to control the prices of bottled across...
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Traffic, garbage and drainage the top concerns in Yangon, say election hopefuls

By SU MYAT MON | FRONTIER 26 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - YANGON — Traffic management, garbage collection, drainage and land tenure were named as the main concerns of Yangon residents at a panel discussion to promote the municipal election on March 31. Hundreds of people attended the event ...
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​Better Facilities: USAID To Support For Development Of Jetties

​26 Mar 19 - Source: MITV - A Coordination Meeting for development of jetties took place at Myanma Port Authorities Office in Yangon on 25th March. Union Minister for Transport and Communication U Thant Sin Maung attended the meeting and discussed that it is needed to implement for development of je...
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‘Safe drinking water key to country’s growth’

According to WaterAid, a clean-water non-profit NGO, diarrhea caused by dirty water and poor toilets kills almost 800 children a day around the world. 25 Mar 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) urgently need to be prioritised globally as one third of the global hea...
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Water & Wastewater Asia: Bringing you an Asian perspective

Water & Wastewater Asia is an indispensable tool for trade professionals who are always on-the-go. With a wide network to important and powerful leaders, our global reach will offer you the latest trends, developments and news in the industry with an Asian perspective. Water & Wastewater Asi...
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