Mon State chief minister tells rubber factories to submit environmental management plans

As Mon State looks to capitalize on the global rubber trade and expand its export-quality products, the state’s chief minister has pledged to tighten oversight and is calling on factories to submit their environmental management plans by the end of the month. According to Mon State’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the state has […]

Electricity Master Plan Hopes to Solve Myanmar’s Electricity Woes

Deputy Union Minister for Electric Power U Maw Tar Htwe said Myanmar plans to increase the country’s electricity reserves by 30 percent to combat nationwide power shortages. Myanmar’s annual electricity consumption rate is expected to increase 13 percent per year, currently totaling 4,362 megawatts (MW). The government’s Electricity Master Plan (EMP) aims to produce 23,594MW […]