The improved capacity of the Yangon River is expected to enable more containerised cargo throughput at the port and encourage higher volumes of trade. About 95 percent of Myanmar’s trade is conducted by sea.
Ethnic Karen environmentalist Saw Paul Sein Twa has been awarded the 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize, which recognizes individuals for their “sustained and significant efforts to protect the natural environment.”
A minister-level meeting is now expected between the three governments.
The Karen people have turned a war zone into a protected area that respects their cultural traditions and looks to save the Salween, one of the world’s last free-flowing international rivers.
Myanmar is building new power stations that will contribute a total of 500 kilovolt amperes (KV) to the national grid in fiscal 2020-21
This busy weekend bazaar gathers growers from Yangon and nearby regions to sell their organic- and Good Agricultural Practices
Finnfund, which invests in responsible and profitable businesses in developing countries, has injected US$5.5 million in Early Dawn Microfinance Co Ltd, the third largest microfinance company in Myanmar in terms of client outreach.
The nine firms are now qualified to submit rival plans to compete against the initial development proposal put forward by Beijing-based China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC).
Tokyo finally agreed to take part after many Chinese companies submitted proposals to invest in Dawei.
Failure to regulate the jade industry is transforming a landscape and exposing miners to deadly landslides