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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Yangon's Water Supply Cut for Five Days for JICA-Funded Upgrade

    3 Mar 2016- 08:42 by Local Press Report YANGON Myanmar Times Upgrade to Yangon’s water pipeline network will see supply cut for five days to 11 wards in four inner-city townships, starting today. Access Development Aid Innovation, Infrastructure & Tec ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2016 - 08:42

  4. Only 60 Percent of Yangon's Water Needs Being Met: Officials

    23 Oct 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report YANGON Myanmar Times Only 60 percent of Yangon’s water needs are being met, officials said on Thursday. City authorities are hunting for fresh sources, even as work (funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2015 - 08:48

  5. JICA to Help Upgrade Yangon’s Aging Sewer System

    16 Oct 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report YANGON Myanmar Times With help from the Japan International Cooperation Agency, colonial era sewage and sludge treatment plants, will be replaced starting next year. These will serve all 33 Yangon townships and the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2015 - 08:28

  6. Floods Lead to Water Shortages in Myanmar

    20 Aug 2015- 10:07 by Local Press Report YANGON Thomson Reuters Foundation Authorities are racing to clean contaminated water sources in flood-hit parts of Myanmar, while distributing bottled water, chlorine powder and purification tablets as they struggl ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2015 - 10:07

  7. World Bank Holds Hydropower Summit in Myanmar

    26 Jan 2015- 11:04 by Local Press Report YANGON The Nation Of all the 167 participants joining the World Bank/International Finance Corporation workshop on hydropower, over 100 were local indicating the enormous interest in this subject. It should be so g ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2015 - 11:04

  8. Japan Lends $5 Million for Water Supply in Myanmar

    9 Dec 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report YANGON Eleven Myanmar The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) will take a Ks 5.303 billion ODA loan (which is equivalent to Yen 563 million or approximately $5 million USD) from Japan International Cooperation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/09/2014 - 10:40

  9. Myanmar's Rakhine State Still Struggling With Access to Water, Healthcare: ICRC

    10 Sep 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar Communities affected by the violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state earlier this year still face problems accessing clean water and health care, the International Committee of the Red ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/10/2014 - 10:23

  10. Myanmar, South Korea Sign Environmental Agreement

    30 May 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report YANGON Eleven Myanmar The Ministry of Environmental Conservation has signed an environmental protection agreement with the government of South Korea on Wednesday at the Park Royal Hotel in Yangon. As Myanmar begins ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2014 - 10:02

  11. Children in Myanmar’s Kachin State Face Health Risks Due to Conflict, Displacement: UNICEF

    23 Apr 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYITKYINA, Myanmar The violence between central government forces and rebels in Myanmar’s northern Kachin state has put the health of thousands of displaced people, including an estimated 1,000 children, at ri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2014 - 10:23

  12. ADB to Provide $4 Million Grant to Myanmar

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank A new $4 million grant funded by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction and administered by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help bring much-needed water and sanitation improvements ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2014 - 15:07

  13. Myanmar to Use Japanese Loan for Water, Irrigation Projects

    29 Jan 2014- 09:56 by Local Press Report YANGON Shanghai Daily Myanmar will use 63.2 billion yens' (about 610 million U.S. dollars') new Japanese loan for conducting four projects, an official has said. The four projects are upgrading of Yangon- ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2014 - 09:56

  14. More Than 20,000 Villages in Myanmar Lack Sufficient Water Supply

    7 Jan 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar More than one-third of Myanmar’s 60,000 villages do not have sufficient drinking water supply, according to the country’s Rural Area Development Department, part of the Ministry of Livestock, Fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2014 - 10:19

  15. Myanmar to Borrow Money from Japan for Water Network

    6 Nov 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report YANGON Eleven Myanmar The Government of Myanmar is planning to borrow money from Japan to provide sufficient water to Yangon, according to Yangon Mayor Hla Myint. The Greater Yangon Water Improvement Project, a join ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2013 - 10:04

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