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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. 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 ...

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

  3. 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

  4. 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 ...

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

  5. 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 ...

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

  6. 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. ...

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

  7. Pyay Fails to Curb Cholera Outbreak

    29 Jul 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report PYAY Myanmar Times From July 11 to July 25, more than 144 people have arrived at Pyay General Hospital with severe diarrhoea, according to health officials. As of yesterday, 37 patients were receiving antibiotic ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2016 - 09:32

  8. Myanmar Suspends Two Tin Mines

    22 Jul 2016- 09:38 by Local Press Report TANINTHARYI Myanmar Times State-run No 2 Mining Enterprise ordered Thailand’s Myanmar Pongpipat Company, which operates Heinda tin ore mining project, and Eastern Mining Company, which runs Bawapin mine, have been ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2016 - 09:38

  9. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  10. Drought, Saline Intrusion, Fish Deaths Cost Vietnam $680 Million

    2 Jun 2016- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Ongoing drought, saltwater intrusion and recent mass fish deaths have cost Vietnam some $680 million USD in agricultural and aquaculture losses, the country’s Department of Agricultural Economics ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:37

  11. UN to Provide $48.5 Million to Help Vietnam Cope With Drought, Saline Incursion

    10 May 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The United Nations has offered assistance to Vietnam in dealing with the effects of severe drought and saline intrusion in the southern and central parts of the country. Following his ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 16:33

  12. China Delivers Drinking Water to Southern Yangon

    5 May 2016- 08:17 by Local Press Report BEIJING CCTV The Chinese embassy to Myanmar and local NGOs have organized delivery of a tank containing 33,000 liters of drinking water to southern Yangon, one of the most parched areas. The supply will bring relief ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2016 - 08:17

  13. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  14. Cambodia’s Hun Sen Calls for Continued Assistance With Drought

    3 May 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 3 rd urged government authorities, the military and charitable organizations to continue providing assistance to those affected by the country’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 11:08

  15. Mandalay to Spend Billions to Address Water Shortages

    29 Apr 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report MANDALAY Myanmar Times Mandalay Region government is to spend billions bringing drinking water to more than 100 villages that they fear could run dry over the next few weeks. Access Climate Investment Scarcity ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2016 - 08:46

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