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Infrastructural development will enhance resources of Ayeyawady delta

14 April 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Ayeyawady Region is a delta area with full of rivers and creeks. Fertile land and abundant aquatic resources are major source of livelihood for local people. The region was widely known as a granary of Myanmar, and the promotion of its agricult...
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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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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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World Water Day Quiz 2019 - International Water Association (IWA)

What is World Water Day?   International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This is part of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: sanitation and wate...
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New Kandawgyi aquarium to open in Oct

21 March 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - New Kandawgyi Aquarium will be opened in October, according to Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). There will be galleries that explain about fishes. In some displays, children can touch and play with live fishes. The international standard aquarium is ex...
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Country Update Myanmar 2018-12

​This Country Update summarizes some recent development in a number of sub-sectors in or are relevant to the water sector in Myanmar. Urban Development  Water Supply Water Technology Port Development & Inland Waterways And in the end, upcoming events in 2019 are shown. For further enquiries...
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Vietnam-Myanmar relations increasingly substantive: officials

13 March 19 - Source: Nhan Dan - NDO/VNA – The Vietnam-Myanmar Joint Committee for Bilateral Cooperation held its ninth meeting in Hanoi on March 12, during which its members shared the view that the countries' comprehensive cooperative partnership is becoming increasingly substantive. The event was...
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Tanintharyi villagers keep up fight against tin mine

A poor community cites decades of land dispossession and environmental degradation in their opposition to a Thai-operated tin mine in rural Dawei Township. By WIN ZAR NI AUNG and YE HTUT WIN | FRONTIER ON THE BANKS of a narrow stream in rural Tanintharyi Region, a faded blue sign points the way to M...
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Myanmar should develop domestic production to grow local economy: Czech Republic

Myanmar should develop domestic production to grow local economy: Czech Republic

11 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar should enhance domestic production and develop its local markets, says Mr Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, during a talk entitled "Economic Transition: The Czech Experience and its Relevance for Myanmar" last week....
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The Gyo Phyu Pipeline and his companions - A Renovation Project of Pipeline

The idea is not to promote our company but to promote collaboration by Raphael Monnier ​We made an interview with Raphael Monnier who is the co-founder of Yangon-based architecture and design company Blue Temple. He shared his thoughts and visions about renovation of Gyo Phyu pipeline. Mon...
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Making schools safe havens for communities

Source: Frontier Myanmar New school construction guidelines are aimed at making education more inclusive and accessible while also ensuring that schools can serve their communities as safe and secure shelters during natural disasters. By EVA HIRSCHI | FRONTIER In 2008, Cyclone Nargis destroyed 50 pe...
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More foreign investments expected in Ayeyarwady

Source: MyanmarTimes Date: 07 Dec 2018 Investors eyeing expansion opportunities in Myanmar might want to consider Ayeyarwady Region, where the government is now prioritising developments in the agriculture, livestock and marine, forestry, industry, infrastructure, transportation and tourism sectors,...
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First Singapore Business Mission to Myanmar organised by the Singapore Water Association (SWA)

​A business mission led by SWA to Myanmar from 27th Nov to 1st Dec was organised with the aim to promote understanding of the water supply and waste water treatment facilities in the country This is held in collaborations with relevant key Government authorities and Industry groups, to better unders...
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Beer is 95% water - The role of water in the process of brewing beer

Did you know water is one of the main components of beer? A group of 25 students, participants of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge, learned this when visiting Heineken Myanmar.   The Heineken brewery is operating since 2013, producing 6 different types of beer. Located in the north of Ya...
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