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  1. First Casualties Reported After Myanmar Dam Breach

    31 Aug 2018- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar The collapse of a dam spillway in Central Myanmar has left four people dead and three missing, a government official confirmed August 31, the first casualties reported two days after a porti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2018 - 08:33

  2. Water Purification Plant For Letpadaungtaung Copper Mining Project

    2 Jul 2018- 13:53 by Local Press Report MONYWA Eleven Myanmar Thailand and Myanmar will invest $5 Million USD to build a water purification plant near Letpadaungtaung copper mining project in Monywa, Sagaing Region, according to the Directorate of Investm ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2018 - 13:53

  3. Further Manila Water Expansion in Southeast Asia

    4 Jun 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (ABS-CBN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  4. Myanmar Hydro Environmental Assessment Recommends Preservation Of River Mainstems

    29 May 2018- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAYPIDAW, Myanmar The government of Myanmar and the International Finance Corporation have released a draft strategic environmental assessment (SEA) report around the sustainability of the country’s hydropower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  5. Sustainable Access Solutions Required in Myanmar's Magwe Region

    14 Mar 2018- 08:40 by Local Press Report Naypyidaw, Myanmar Myanmar Times The government needs to find sustainable ways to solve the yearly water shortage in Magwe Region, local residents who have been helping donate water for many villages in the region ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 08:40

  6. Myanmar: Villagers Renew Opposition to Yehwa Hydropower Plan

    12 Mar 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report TALONG The Myanmar Times Residents of Talong village in Shan State oppose the construction of the Yehwa dam and hydropower project and reject the appeal of the government to move out of their present homes, which c ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2018 - 08:20

  7. Myanmar Minister Hesitates over Big China-Funded Dams

    10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report NAYPYITAW Reuters Big hydropower dams are not a priority in Myanmar’s strategy to tackle chronic power shortages, the country’s new energy minister said in an interview that cast doubt over a controversial China-ba ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2017 - 09:21

  8. Mekong River Flows Threatened by Dam Construction

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report YANGON The Myanmar Times Thanapon Piman, research fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute, has reported that the Mekong River’s flows have been greatly modified due to the large dam construction that has affe ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  9. Myanmar VP Urges Cooperative Approach

    5 Jul 2017- 09:18 by Local Press Report YANGON Xinhuanet News Myanmar's Second Vice President U Henry Van Thio has called for speeding up the country's water management, urging ministries concerned to work together for prevention of flooding and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/05/2017 - 09:18

  10. Myanmar Targets Toxic Bottled Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report YANGON Bangkok Post The Food and Drug Administration is once again taking aim at toxic drinking water, attempting to stop bacteria-laden and unregistered bottles from proliferating in the markets. Corporate Risk Po ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  11. Parliamentary Commission Calls for New Water Law

    14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report NAYPYIDAW Myanmar Times The Commission for the Assessment of Legal Affairs and Special Issues called on the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to enact national legislation to address water resources management. Members of the com ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  12. Myanmar Seeks $200 Million Foreign Loans

    16 Sep 2016- 11:20 by Local Press Report NAYPYIDAW Myanmar Times In a letter sent to the Speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, the President’s Office has proposed taking loans totalling more than US$200 million from the Asian Development Bank and the French ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2016 - 11:20

  13. CSSU Statement Against Thanlwin Dam Project

    2 Sep 2016- 03:15 by Local Press Report TAUNGGYI Eleven Myanmar The Committee for Shan State Unity (CSSU) said this week that it would join hands with the public, CSOs and environmental organisations to protest against the Thanlwin dam project if it conti ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2016 - 03:15

  14. China Offers Management Assistance to Myanmar

    26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by Local Press Report NAYPYIDAW Myanmar Times China has extended an offer to assist Myanmar with a large-scale project to prevent natural disasters, says the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. "Our country has suf ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2016 - 09:55

  15. Aung San Suu Kyi to Take Up Myitsone Dam Issue During China Visit

    17 Aug 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Burmese State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to discuss the stalled Myitsone Dam project in Myanmar’s Kachin state with Chinese officials during her official visit to China this week. K ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2016 - 09:24

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