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Hydropower production possible in Rakhine: officials

A team of officials has studied several rivers in Rakhine State and concluded that some are suitable for hydropower production, sources say. The officials inspected and measured headwater of the Nanyar River in Yathedaung Township on August 12. Yathedaung MP Than Naing, who accompanied the ...

Somkid promises responsible Thai investments in Myanmar

The business communities of Myanmar and Thailand have been encouraged to foster economic cooperation by Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak’s high-level business delegation. last Friday delivered a speech at the Thai-Myanmar Business Cooperation Forum, which gathered hundreds of business people from both countries. There, he assured ...

Slag heaps from mining operations concern Kachin residents

Kachin people have complained that mining companies are dumping waste soil recklessly and that it could trigger natural disasters. “We’ve found some companies dumped slag near tributaries of the Uru River. The waste soil could block the river during the rainy season,” said a resident of ...

US tech firm opens in Myanmar

Diebold Nixdorf, a leading US tech firm with a presence in more than 130 countries, announced the opening of its office in Myanmar’s commercial hub. Neil Emerson, the firm’s senior vice president and managing director for Asia Pacific, said that its customers’ positive feedback and satisfaction ...

Massive fish death occur in Winkamaue creek, Paung Township

A huge amount of fish have died in the Winkamaue Creek, Oaktantar village, Paung Township, Mon State, since the beginning of the year, villagers say. Guan Shein, Oaktantar village administrator, said: “On January 15, villagers informed us about the massive fish deaths in the Winkamaue ...

Myanmar transportation, infrastructure weakest in Southeast Asia: World Bank

Myanmar has the weakest transportation and infrastructure in Southeast Asia, according to a report by the World Bank Group. Myanmar ranked 137 among 160 countries in the transportation index in 2014, giving it the lowest position among Southeast Asian countries. Moreover, only 33 per cent of households ...

Govt seeks contractor to repair environmental impact of jade mining

A tender was put out on 1 August to draw up the Environmental Management Plan to repair damages caused by the jade mining in Lonekhin and Hpakant in Kachin State, Myanmar.Keep reading ...

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