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Dawei Special Economic Zone

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Date: 3 February, 2018  ​Myanmar and Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding to permit the Italian-Thai Development public company (ITD) to begin work on the Dawei deep sea port infrastructure project in 2018. The original project started in 20...
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Dokhtawady River resorts still waiting for expansion plan OK

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 2 February, 2018  Many small resorts on the Dokhtawady River in Pyin Oo Lwin township, Mandalay Region, are still waiting for approval of plans to expand into surrounding farmland, said officials of the Mandalay Region Hluttaw Natural Resources and Environmental ...
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Mandalay tightens up on factory waste disposal

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 1 February, 2018  ​ The Mandalay regional government will penalise manufacturers that fail to draft and implement environment management plans (EMP) within a year, officials said. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation on January 10 issued...
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Disposal of wastewater should be bigger part of water resource management

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar  Date: 31 January, 2018 ​U Henry Van Thio, Vice President and Chairman of the National Water Resources Committee, yesterday said further attention into how the country disposes of wastewater should be prioritized. U Henry Van Thio made the remark during a...
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Resource management must be a part of peace talks: report

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 30 January, 2018 ​ The management of natural resources needs to be prioritised in the ongoing peace negotiations to ensure their sustainable use and allocation, an international environment and natural resource management think-tank said in a report. The report, "The ...
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Ayeyawady dolphins’ protection zone to be extended

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 30 January 2018 ​The Fisheries Department is planning to extend the dolphin protection zone along the Ayeyawady River to conserve the rare species more effectively. Currently, the Ayeyawady dolphin protection area is 72 kilometres wide, extending from Mi...
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Ks. 5,000 million worth for water supply project in Falam

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 30 January 2018 ​Installation of water pipelines and construction of water tanks are being executed to supply sufficient drinking water for locals in Falam, Chin State. The project is being developed at a cost of Ks. 5,000 million from the government bud...
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Water quality research in Chindwin River extended one more year

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 29 January, 2018 ​ To get more accurate and thorough details about the water quality of the Chindwin River, which flows through the Sagaing Region, research will be continued one more year, said Dr Win Maung, chairperson of Myanmar Environment Institute ...
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​Shareholders hope to break deadlock over Kyaukphyu by March

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 26 January, 2018 CITIC has clarified local media reports claiming that negotiations to raise Myanmar's share of a proposed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Kyaukphyu, Rakhine State, from 15 percent to 30pc had been agreed upon. "We note some newspapers have recently rep...
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Dawei SEZ to be developed in full

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 24 January, 2018 ​ The Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be developed in full to accelerate its completion after a five-year delay. The original plan was to develop the first phase of the SEZ, a spokesperson of the SEZ management committee said. A public forum wa...
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Ayeyarwady River navigation project to start in February

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 22 January, 2018 Construction work will begin in February as part of the Ayeyarwady River Navigation Enhancement Plan from Mandalay to Nyaung-U. The construction is one of three focuses of the Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project (AIRBMP), which will b...
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Mandalay waterway improvement project to begin next month

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 22 January, 2018 ​ In a bid to facilitate the mooring of vessels and ships to the Mandalay port, authorities will start work on the Mandalay waterway improvement system in February. This is one of the three programmes that is a part of the ayeyawady...
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Forest Department plans to regenerate 200 acres of mangrove wetlands

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 19 January, 2018 The Forest Department is planning to revive 200 acres of depleted mangrove forests over 1500 acres of abandoned prawn-breeding wetlands in the Ayeyarwady Delta region, said Forest Department Director Nyi Nyi Kyaw. The project, called Integrated Planni...
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Integrated Sustainable Port Design Framework Development Port Master plan

Source: Mizzima Date: 18 January, 2018 ​ Chinese research vessel Xiang Yang Hong 03, carrying a team of scientists, arrived at Myanmar's Thilawa Port Wednesday morning to jointly conduct oceanographic research in Myanmar's waters, Xinhua reported on 17 January. Speaking at the welcoming ceremony, Qi...
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Property prices flat despite green light on Dala Bridge project

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 18 January, 2018 ​ Despite the government's approval of the Korea-Myanmar Friendship Bridge or Dala Bridge, real estate prices in Dala township have been flat, according to real estate agents. "The bridge project is confirmed so land owners in Dala are hoping to attra...
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