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News Snapshots: Industry & Economic Development in Myanmar

Industry & Economic Development Theme - June Report This snapshot aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. It includes - Overview of Industry and Economi...
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Investment from SMEs to be given priority in striped catfish farming project

29 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Investment from small and medium enterprises will be given priority in a striped catfish farming project, which is being implemented on over 900 acres of land in Pantanaw Township, Ayeyawady Region, said Dr. Toe Nanda Tin, the Director of Global Eart...
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Htantabin Industrial Zone project to be implemented in Sept-end

29 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Yangon Region government is planning to develop industrial zones in 10 townships, and the Htantabin Industrial Zone project will be implemented on 2,200 acres of land in Htantabin Township in the northern district of Yangon, where Hline, Kokkowa,...
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Four mega urban projects under implementation in Yangon and Mandalay

26 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD) under Ministry of Construction is undertaking four mega urban projects in Yangon, the commercial capital and Mandalay, a commercial and cultural city of the Republic of Union of Myanmar. The proj...
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Infographic: A Look Inside Yangon’s 80 Projects for Economic Growth

​ Date : 17 May 19 Source : The Irrawaddy YANGON—Major infrastructure projects slated for Yangon featured heavily at the second Invest Myanmar Summit held in January, wooing foreign direct investment to the city which some 8.2 million people call home. The Yangon regional government showcased a tota...
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A Renewable Vision for Myanmar

08 May 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Myanmar continues to experience a rapid increase in economic activity as it transitions into an open market system. With that, power demand continues to increase—for modern amenities like air conditioning and power for industrial factories. This is especially true...
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Myanmar to export farmed fisheries to EU from May onwards

23 April 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar will be able to export farmed marine products to the European Union (EU) starting from May 1, said U Thet Naing, deputy director of the Quality Control and Research Division of Fisheries Department. Up until recently, the EU had only permitted imports of...
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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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