Over-extraction of Groundwater reacts to water level declination toward Yangon sinking

CASE STUDY: Over-exploration of Groundwater reacts to water level declination, Building settlement, and Ground Elevation lower in Thamine, Mayangon TS in Yangon. Myint Thein, Groundwater and Wells Consultant Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. January 2022 1. Object  Firstly, the realistic bu...

7 important conclusions from World Water Week

28 Aug 2021 - Source: Stockholm International Water Institute - All over the world, people have been shocked by unprecedented floods, droughts, and heatwaves, hard on the heels of COVID-19. By now it should be clear to everyone that we need to build resilience faster. World Water Week 2021 offe...

Integrated Flood Resilience Strategy for Yangon City 2021-2040

Background Myanmar's city of Yangon is the largest financial and commercial centre. It accounts for about 50% of the country's industrial capacity, and is the seat of education, art, culture, healthcare, tourism, research and development. Population growth and rapid urbanisation ...

Yangon’s floating night market

24 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - By Swe Oo Wai, Translated by Than Tun Aung A large number of markets under the management of the Yangon City Development Committee are opened for enabling dwellers of Yangon City to buy goods and foods for daily consumption. Markets are locate...

The Phantom Menace in Yangon: Land Subsidence

Whenever most of the citizens in Yangon, especially those who live in an apartment, experience water shortage in their neighborhood, extracting groundwater is the first solution that comes to their minds. Of course, we know that water supply in Yangon is still inadequate to some parts of Yangon. Tha...

Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala) Project 20 percent completed

01 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala), which crosses the Yangon River and will link Lanmadaw Township to Dala Township in Yangon Region, is under construction, and about 20 per cent of all the construction works have been completed, accor...

Myanmar implementing 14 projects with Mekong-Lancang Cooperation special fund

25 Nov 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Myanmar has received four projects in the third batch to be implemented with Mekong-Lancang Cooperation special fund in the current 2020-2021 fiscal year, bringing to the total number of ongoing projects to 14, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Liv...

CNTIC V-POWER ENERGY (MOTHER VESSEL) arrived at Thilawa Port for power supply project

28 Nov 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - The ship, CNTIC V-POWER ENERGY (MOTHER VESSEL), docked at the no-14 Dolphin jetty in Yangon Thilawa port on the morning of November 26. It is the very first and very large vessel arrived at the Yangon Port. "The vessel will anchor at the port for five years for...

New regional transport system to benefit Myanmar’s freight forwarders

26 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Transportation of goods between Asean countries will be more competitive with the implementation of a new regional multimodal transport system, said U Than Win Aung, joint secretary of the Myanmar International Freight Forwarders Association. A framework ag...

Japan Reveals Full Commitment to Myanmar’s Dawei SEZ

24 Nov 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Japan has decided to invest in the full phase implementation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Myanmar, Japan's ambassador to Myanmar, Ichiro Maruyama, has told The Irrawaddy in an exclusive interview. The US$8-billion (10.5 trillion) pro...

Rural roads, water supply projects to be implemented in 4 villages of Myeik

17 NOV 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Two roads for rural commodity transportation, one concrete bridge, five box culverts and two water supply projects will be implemented with the fund of Myeik Township's Department of Rural Development for 2020-2021 financial year. U Kyaw Win N...

Construction of Ayeyarwady coastal expressway to start this year

11 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Implementation of the Ayeyarwady Coastal Region Development Project, an expressway connecting Ayeyarwady Region and Rakhine State listed under the Myanmar Project Bank, will start from this fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Construction. The project...

Myanmar Govt Invites Competing Proposals in China-Initiated New Yangon City Project

16th OCT 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy YANGON—The Myanmar government has invited investors to submit competing proposals against a Chinese company's proposal to develop an industrial park and related infrastructure for the New Yangon City project, in a move that brings the backbone project under Chin...

Yangon calls for EOI submissions for New Yangon industrial park

16 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) under the Yangon Region Government has invited expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of an industrial park in New Yangon City, according to the Swiss Challenge Tender Committee on October 15. This fol...

ADB approves $180m loan to construct water transmission system in Yangon

30 SEP 2020 - Source: Devdiscource "The Yangon City Water Resilience Project will address critical water infrastructure needs associated with bulk water supply in Yangon City and strengthen water security," said ADB Principal Urban Development Specialist Alan Baird. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) ...

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