04 November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times An environment group expressed alarm over the unabated wastewater disposal of manufacturing facilities in Dokhtawaddy River in Mandalay Region, warning of social and environmental consequences if left unchecked. U Maung Maung Oo, from the non-government group...
01 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala), which crosses the Yangon River and will link Lanmadaw Township to Dala Township in Yangon Region, is under construction, and about 20 per cent of all the construction works have been completed, accor...
01 Dec 2020 - Source: Ecns - China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change. The opening of the website comes as the Lancang-Mekong River Basin faces esc...
30 Nov 2020 - Source: Yale Environment 360 - BY FRED PEARCE - The Karen people of eastern Myanmar have long fought for autonomy over their lands. In a bold move, they have turned a war zone into a protected area that respects their cultural traditions and looks to save the Salween, one of ...
30 Nov 2020 - Source: Global Times - Representatives from Mekong River countries applauded achievements brought by the Lancang-Mekong River cooperation mechanism over the past four years, calling it the most vibrant case of establishing a community with a shared future for humanity at the 2020 ...
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...
26 November 2020 - Source: Bangkok Post More than 20 years ago, when two Chiang Rai-based environmentalists, Niwat Roikaew and Somkiat Kuenwongsa, learned that the Chinese government were blasting rapids in the upper Mekong River from Yunnan to Myanmar and Laos to clear the way for large commercial ...
The Australian Water Partnership has published BasinGuide: A Guide to River Basin Planning to help practitioners address the challenge of water security and unsustainable river management, and further the ambitions of many Indo-Pacific countries to improve their river basin management and cooperatio...
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...
23rd November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The new Shan State government and local organizations will cooperate closely to protect and conserve Inle Lake, one of the most famous destinations in the country. U Myat Min Soe, an Inle conservation activist, said there are already efforts on both sides t...
20 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Irrawaddy dolphins, so-named after the old name for Myanmar's largest river, are amiable, agile and incredibly cute. Though very few tourists and travellers have had the pleasure of encountering them in the wild, a small group of conservationists hope to ch...
19 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A combined team arrested the fishermen who did illegal electrofishing to prevent the Ayeyawady dolphins from extinction, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Myanmar. Under the one-year Ayeyawady dolphin conservation patro...
18th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) to help preserve Yangon's famous Inya Lake. "Local and foreign companies, as well as joint ventures, who would like to assist us in preserving Inya Lake can submit their ...
16th November 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. နိုင်ငံတကာရေကြောင်းကုန်သွယ်မှု၏ ၉၀ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းကျော်ရှိ ရန်ကုန်ဆိပ်ကမ်း၏ ရန်ကုန်ဧရိယာနှင့် သီလဝါဧရိယာတို့တွင် လေးနှစ်တာအတွင်း အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာ ရေယာဉ်ကြီးများဆိုက်ကပ်နိုင်သည့် ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ကိုးစင်း တည်ဆောက်ပြီးစီးခဲ့ပြီး ဆိပ်ခံတံတား ၄၂ စင်းအထိရ...
16 November 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar Magway Region Chief Minister Dr Aung Moe Nyo and his entourage yesterday handed over cash assistance to 36 households from Kanhla, Zee Kyun and Kyaung Zu Villages, Paukkone Village-tract in Pwintbyu Township, who were evacuated to safe place bec...

Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector.

Myanmar Water Journal