US$171 million loan to help Myanmar construct 44 medium-voltage substations and 1,006 kilometers of distribution lines across Kayin State and the Ayeyarwady, Bago and Magway regions.
The air pollution levels have increased more than 8 times this past month, according to Nature Advocacy – an advocacy organisation seeking to clean up Yangon’s air.
Seeking quick returns, Chinese investors are driving a scramble for plantation land in parts of northern Myanmar.
A long-running war and COVID-19 muddle development in Kyaukphyu, Myanmar.
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