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WWF-Cambodia announces new ‘accurate’ survey of reptiles

To help conserve the critically endangered Siamese crocodile, WWF-Cambodia has announced it will conduct a survey this year to accurately record the number of the reptiles left in the wild in the Kingdom’s Eastern Plains Landscape. The Siamese crocodile was once widespread throughout much of ...

Thai project offers hope for endangered Indochinese tigers

AS ON of the last refuges of Indochinese tigers, Thailand is working to protect the endangered big cats from poachers. A tiger conservation centre was launched last Friday in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, where forest rangers will be trained to track the endangered big ...

Myanmar is on the list of 15 most and least disaster-ready cities

Myanmar is ranked 42nd on the list of 171 world countries most vulnerable to natural hazards and is also on the list of 15 countries with least readiness for natural disasters, said Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. Keep reading ...

Myanmar to reduce malaria outbreaks to 85% by 2020

Myanmar will try to reduce malaria outbreaks to 85 percent and mortality rate to 95 percent by 2020, according to the Public Health Department. Two in 1,000 people suffer from malaria but 85 percent could have been reduced compared to 2012. Mortality rate is 0.04 ...

11th Lower Mekong Initiative and Friends of Lower Mekong Region Working Group Meeting begins

The 11th Lower Mekong Initiative and Friends of Lower Mekong Region Working Group Meeting, jointly organised by Myanmar and the United States, commenced at M Gallery Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on May 3. The two-day meeting is being attended by delegates from Myanmar, the US, ...

Migrant workers must return to Thailand in set timeframe

Myanmar migrant workers need to return to Thailand before the date set by the Thai government in relation to the Thingyan holiday period, sources said. The Thai government gave free entry permits to migrant workers, including those from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, during the Thingyan ...

Ko Shwe Thein

Dialogue on Pakbaeng Hydropower Project begins

The first dialogue meeting of the Pakbaeng Hydropower Project on the Mekong River took place on January 15 to further react with the recommendations raised by the Mekong River Commission in regards to the PNPCA process of the project.Keep reading ...

Eleven Myanmar Reporter

Regional highway brings prosperity to Laos’ northwest

Almost 10 years after completion, the Greater Mekong Sub-region Northern Economic Corridor Route (R3) has changed people’s living standards for the better along the road thanks to increased trade, transport and tourism.Keep reading ...

News Desk

Global Fund implements Malaria Elimination programs in Myanmar

The Global Fund is now driving malaria-elimination programmes to add momentum to eradicating the disease in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, including Myanmar, by the end of 2030.Keep reading ...

Ei Thin Zar Kyaw

Mekong countries to seek sustainable tourism by training Cultural Heritage Specialist Guides

 The ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Kim Young-sun) will organize the ‘Mekong Sub-regional Capacity Building Workshop on Cultural Heritage’ from 15 to 20 October in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR. The Workshop will gather government officials in charge of training the cultural heritage specialist guides and developing ...

Eleven Myanmar News Staff

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