In Mon State, expanding quarries threaten farms

On a recent afternoon in May, the farmers of OhnTitbin Village Tract were tending to their betel nut and rubber plantations when a loud blast erupted at the foot of Kalama Mountain and shook the ground. Workers had set off an explosion in a local quarry located about 10 km away and a cloud of […]

UNIDO to Help Myanmar Marine Products Processors

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) will help eight out of 116 marine products processing factories in Myanmar to process high-quality products for export to European Union and American markets, Tin Hla, adviser to Marine Products Processors and Exporters Association, told local media. Twenty out of 116 factories have already got the licence to […]