Agriculture ministry wants more dams amid water shortage

14 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times The country's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, is considering building more dams to address the increasing water scarcity in the country due to less rainfall. U Myo Tint Htun, deputy permanent secretary of the ministry, said the proper use of...

Invitation to the “Tha Bar Wa” Green Finance Webinar/Workshop on Saving Energy, Reducing Waste Water, Access Credits and Finance

Attend our Webinar/Workshop on 15thJanuary2021at 13:00-15:00 and understand how your company can SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY, BUY NEW EQUIPMENT, INSTALL WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS and GET CREDITS from our four Banks: CB Bank, MAB Bank, MCB Bank and A-Bank.  We are the "Tha Bar Wa", an EU funded pr...

Community-based Approaches to Flood Management in Myanmar - U Nay Myo Lin

U Nay Myo Lin, working as an assistant director of the design branch, IWUMD subsequently took up the discussion with the topic, "Community-based Approaches to Flood Management in Myanmar". In accordance with the chosen theme, he presented community based disaster management in details including comm...

Introduction to Water Sensitive Design and Role of some Water Sensitive Tools for Flood Control in Urban Areas

U Aung Naing Soe who is working as an assistant engineer in design branch, IWUMD also delivered noteworthy information about "Water Sensitive Design and Role of some Water Sensitive Tools for Flood Control in Urban Areas" from the environmental perspective. The functions and capabilities of applicab...

Information on RiskCare Mobile Application - U Kyaw Zeyar Tint

U Kyaw Zeyar Tint, an assistant Engineer of the design branch, IWUMD shared information on RiskCare mobile application which is being still designed for the purposes of sharing flood information and warning alert for the incoming natural disaster went well according to the contents. The importance o...

Importance of Early Warning System in Flood Management - Dr Shelly Win

The "Early Warning System" was discussed by Dr Shelly Win, a national DRM-EWS specialist of Fish Adapt project, FAO. Dr Shelly Win pointed out what early warning system is and a brief explanation of the components of the system. Her discussion went into the clear interpretation of the system by revi...

Flood and Disaster Prevention in the Coast of Myanmar - Dr Toe Aung

Dr Toe Aung, Deputy Director of Watershed Management Division, Mangroves and Coastal Resources Conservation Session, Forest Department shared the current operations and performance of Myanmar with the intention of preventing flood and disaster in the coast of Myanmar. He presented mainly under the s...

Done Island in Myeik to receive local tourists in 2nd week of January

02 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Community-based tourism (CBT) will be open in the second week of January with local tourists in Done Nyaung Hmine village on Done island in Myeik District, Taninthayi Region, according to some tour operators. A community-based tourism project ...

Pansodan-Dala ferry increases rush-hour services on 28 December

25 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Yangon Pansodan-Dala ferry service increased the schedule times to 34 rounds on 28 December to facilitate the passengers' transport and avoid the unnecessary crowd during rush hour. With the coronavirus cases mounting in Yangon Region, ferry servic...

Asian Water Development Outlook 2020

The Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) 2020 shares the current water security status in Asia and the Pacific, including main findings and recommendations on water governance and finance as well as application of the AWDO framework in policy development and water management. According to AWDO 202...

Mandalay struggles to manage wastes amid burgeoning economy

18 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar's second-largest city is struggling to dispose of its waste properly amid growing fast-growing businesses and an increasing population. Due to the rapid increase of daily waste, the city with a population of over 1.2 million, will upgrade the garbage ...

Japan to conduct survey on Dawei deep sea port project

18 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Japanese government will commence a survey to determine the total amount of capital expenditure required to participate in the development of the Dawei deep sea port project, said U Tin Htoo Naing, secretary for Dawei SEZ management committee. The move co...

ရေ ကို ဘောဂဗေဒရှုထောင့်ဖြင့် သုံးသပ်ခြင်း_ရေသည် စီးပွားဖြစ် ကုန်စည်တစ်ခုလော

ခြေဆင်း စာရေးသူသည် ရှေ့တွင် "လူ့အခွင့်ရှူ့ထောင့်ဖြင့် ရေရပိုင်ခွင့် သုံးသပ်ခြင်း - ရေရပိုင်ခွင့်သည် လူ့အခွင့်အရေးလော" ဆိုသည့် ဆောင်းပါးတစ်ပုဒ်ကို ရေးတင်ခဲ့ဖူးပြီးဖြစ်ပါသည်။ ထိုသို့ လူ့အခွင့်အရေးရှုထောင့်မှ ဆင်ခြင်သုံးသပ်သည့် စာစုအပေါ်တွင် မေးခွန်းထုတ်စရာကောင်းနေသည်မှာ "ရေသည် စီးပ...

Yangon water bus to resume services today

08 December 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar  Yangon Water Bus service, which has temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will reopen on 7 December, Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies released a statement. The reopened route is Yangon Water bus route Sarparchaung-Lanthit. T...

Myanmar implements sustainable aquaculture programme

08 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar is launching a national aquaculture plan to support the country's fisheries industry, with the aim of linking it up with long term buyers from European markets. The government will implement the Myanmar Sustainable Aquaculture Programme (MYSAP) under ...

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