Myanmar Maritime Quickscan

This study was issued by Dutch Maritime Network and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. This aim of this study is to present the current state of play in the maritime sector of Myanmar, with a specific on: Port and Terminals Inland Shipping Shipbuilding Offshore Fisheries Marit...
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Smart Port - Smart Future

This presentation of the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge describing how a smart port is, will give you insights how a smart port can benefit its localities and create a smart future.     Download PDF File Here
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India funds flood, earthquake warning systems in Myanmar

​ ​07 May 18 -  India has launched a flood and earthquake early warning systems in Myanmar aimed at helping the country mitigate the effects of natural calamities that affect millions of people every year. Vikram Misri, India's ambassador to Myanmar, inaugurated on Friday the New Delhi-financed...
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Yangon’s “new city” authority to publicise project documents in bid to improve transparency

03 May 18 - The authority responsible for Yangon's new city development has vowed to release the project documents of selected tenders for public scrutiny, and allow third parties to challenge the awarded party. On May 2, the government-owned New Yangon Development Company Limited (NYDC) announ...
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Ayeyarwady Decision Support System and Basin Master Plan

11 April 18 - DHI has just signed the contract for the World Bank funded project " Development of the Ayeyarwady Decision Support System and Basin Master Plan " in Myanmar where DHI in collaboration with Mott Macdonald and ICEM will develop and implement the Ayeyarwady Basin DSS and the Ayeyarw...
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Yangon works with China to lay down development plan for new city project

​02 May 18 -  New Yangon Development Company (NYDC) on Monday signed a framework agreement with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) under which the two parties will carry out the necessary surveys and studies needed to develop and implement a new city in Yangon. NYDC is backed by t...
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Coastal port agency computerises system

1 May 18 - Myanma Port Authority, under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, launched its Port Electronic Data Interchange (Port EDI) system on April 30. The adoption will computerise the entire system and enhance the efficiency of trade and logistics in the coastal ports. The launch c...
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Yangon deep-sea port brings hope in disappearing villages

27 Apr 18 - Plans for a deep-sea port as part of the ambitious New Yangon City project have been welcomed by the residents of five villages who are at risk of being washed away due to riverbank erosion.  About a dozen houses, mostly small bamboo huts, occupy the narrow strip of land betwee...
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Yangon focuses on creating growth opportunities, raising living standards

​ 26 Apr 18 -  The Yangon Regional Government is drawing up a master plan with the aid of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and Korea International Cooperation Agency to transform Yangon into an economic hub with job and business opportunities for residents and investors, according ...
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Investor interest in New Yangon City project rises, more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) expected

​ 24 Apr 18 -  Since its launch in early April, investor interest in the New Yangon City project from China, South Korea and ASEAN has been on the rise, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said during a press conference at the 2018 Yangon Investment Forum on April 20. The Yangon Region Gover...
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The UN Watercourses Convention Summary

  "The UN Watercourses Convention: A Window of Opportunities for Cooperation" was held at Aureum Palace Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw on 11 th April 2018, facilitated by IUCN under the BRIDGE programme in partnership with National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) of Myanmar. The objective of the dialogue ...
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Mandalay to spend over K35m for drinking water in 72 villages

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 28 February, 2018 ​ Over K35 million (US$26,157) will be spent to ensure potable water supply for 72 villages in 13 townships in Mandalay Region during the coming summer months, the chief of the regional Rural Development Department said. He said about K35.6 million w...
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Once Yangon-Dala Bridge is completed, economy flow will remain undamaged.

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 27 February, 2018 This article is in burmese.   ​Source Link:  https://myanmar.mmtimes.com/news/107718.html
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Yangon Regional Chief Minister stated that he will set up Yangon City development plan in line with four disciplines

Source: The Myanmar Times  Date: 16 February, 2018 - Translation - (original article in Burmese) ​ Yangon Regional Chief Minister H.E U Phyo Min Thein stated that Yangon Regional Government will set up the Yangon City development plan focusing on the following four disc...
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Myanmar, World Bank renews agreement for development aid worth US$1.2bn

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar  Date: June 25, 2017 ​ Myanmar and the World Bank Group have agreed to a two-year extension of a partnership that will promote growth in rural areas, improve nutrition, health and education services, build infrastructure and create more jobs. The renewal ...
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