Myanmar pushes for more hydropower projects

NAY PYI TAW, YANGON – The Ministry of Electric Power reiterated the necessity of hydropower projects, citing an increase in power demand. Htein Lwin, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Electric Power, said during the press conference to mark the government’s first 100 days in power in Nay Pyi Taw that there is a need that Myanmar […]

National Water Resources Committee invites EOI for Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project; Closing Date: Feb 12, 2016

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES— FIRMS SELECTION) Country : MYANMAR Project: Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project Credit No.: IDA 55590 Project ID: P146482 Assignment Title: Preparation of Detailed Designs and Construction Supervision of PMU building at DWIR Compound Reference No. C1.4.21 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, National Water Resources […]

Shwedagon and Yangon cannot be divided, says forum speaker

Shwedagon Pagoda is the historical and cultural centre of Yangon, and if its character should fade, the character of Yangon will also fade away, said Daw Hlaing Maw Oo, assistant director of the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development’s Urban and Regional Planning Division. If modern high-rise buildings are built close to the pagoda, […]