Yangon ports now able to receive bigger ships

02 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times 2020 will be the year Yangon River accommodates the largest vessels in its history in terms of size and draft as a result of improved waterways in the river, said Win Myint Aung, Deputy Director-General of the Myanmar Port Authority (MPA). "This year will be ...

Yangon’s Thilawa Port to receive larger ships

01 Dec 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Myanmar Port Authority will permit larger ships with drafts of up to 10 meters to call at the Thilawa Port in Yangon this month, according to its latest announcement. This is expected to enable more containerised cargo throughput at the port and encoura...

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...

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...

Myanmar to generate more energy from hydro, solar sources

24 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar will press ahead with the implementation of four hydropower projects to meet the country's demand for electricity, according to Union Minister of Electricity and Energy U Win Khine. Currently, Myanmar generates 3,225 megawatts (MW) of electricity, o...

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...

ရေကြီးရေလျှံမှုများကို ကိုယ်တိုင်တက်ကြွစွာ ဦးဆောင်ဖြေရှင်းနေသော ဒေသခံခေါင်းဆောင်တစ်ဦး

ကဏ္ဍတစ်ခုတိုးတက်ဖို့ရာ ဒေသခံခေါင်းဆောင်များရဲ့ ဦးဆောင်မှုဟာ ဘယ်လောက်အရေးပါသလဲ။ ခေါင်းဆောင်မှုစွမ်းရည်ဆိုတာဟာ မိမိနှင့်အများလိုလားတဲ့ ပန်းတိုင်တစ်ခုအတွက် ခံယူချက်ခိုင်ခိုင်မာမာချမှတ်ပြီး ဘယ်လိုအခက်အခဲကြုံကြုံ ရည်မှန်းချက်ပန်းတိုင်ကိုရောက်ရှိအောင် ကိုယ်တိုင်တက်တက်ကြွကြွ ဦးဆောင်နိုင်တဲ့ အရည်အချင်းတစ်...

Myanmar launches aid policy to align with MSDP

18th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Myanmar's new development assistance policy has been announced by the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations. The Myanmar Development Assistance Policy 2020 aims to develop a specific set of policies to make effective use of development assis...

နိုင်ငံတကာရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှု၏ ၉၀ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းကျော်ရှိ ရန်ကုန်ဆိပ်ကမ်း၌ လေးနှစ်တာအတွင်း အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာရေယာဉ်ကြီးများ ဆိုက်ကပ်နိုင်သည့် ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ကိုးစင်း တည်ဆောက်ပြီးစီးခဲ့ပြီး ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ၄၂ စင်းအထိရှိလာ

16th November 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. နိုင်ငံတကာရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှု၏ ၉၀ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းကျော်ရှိ ရန်ကုန်ဆိပ်ကမ်း၏ ရန်ကုန်ဧရိယာနှင့် သီလဝါဧရိယာတို့တွင် လေးနှစ်တာအတွင်း အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာ ရေယာဉ်ကြီးများဆိုက်ကပ်နိုင်သည့် ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ကိုးစင်း တည်ဆောက်ပြီးစီးခဲ့ပြီး ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ၄၂ စင်းအထိရ...

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...

Myanmar Development Assistance Policy (DAP)

This DAP also presents an overarching policy framework which shall guide the delivery of development assistance, together with clear procedures that streamline the identification, design, negotiation, approval, implementation and evaluation of initiatives funded in part or whole by development assis...

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...

Wastewater Management and Its consequences; Interview with Si Thu Htun - A Wastewater Expert

In accordance with Myanmar National Waste Management Strategy and Master Plan, current status of wastewater management is facing with challenges in inadequate wastewater and sanitation services. As reported by the research on solid waste management of large resettlements in Yangon, Mandalay, and Nay...

Myanmar Receives 16 Proposals for New Yangon City Project

26 Oct 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - Myanmar says it has received 16 proposals from nine countries, including Japan, Singapore, Italy, Spain and France, to compete against a Chinese company's proposal for the New Yangon City project, which is part of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). On ...

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