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Locals Fear Coal-Powered Fish Factory in Southern Rakhine

YANGON—Locals in southern Rakhine State’s rural Kyaukphyu Township are concerned over the environmental impacts of a nearby, coal-powered fish cracker factory that appears almost ready to begin operating. The project, next to Kin Myauk Village, is 35 kilometers (22 miles) south of downtown Kyaukphyu and close to the newly-proposed, Chinese-backed Sea View Beach project on […]

Offering high hopes of realizing full growth potential from upcoming Rakhine State Investment Fair

Rakhine State has naturally an inherent potential for growth. But it has lagged behind other Regions and States in terms of commerce and social development after Independence in 1948 which has been invested with several kinds of insurgency. Economic development plays an important role in overall developments in Rakhine State; it is an agriculture-based State. […]

C.P expands its breeding operations in Rakhine State

The number of C.P chicken breeders in Rakhine State’s Kyaukphyu Township has surged due to the fast growth rate and cost-effectiveness of the birds, breeders have told Myitmakha News Agency. The expanding numbers of breeders also stems from the assistance of the Myanmar C.P Livestock Company Limited who support keen-to-be breeders by providing them with […]

Rakhine’s coastal waters still plagued by off-shore fishing vessels

The illegal entry of off-shore fishing vessels into Rakhine State’s shallow, coastal waters has reportedly see a depletion in amount of fish being caught by near-shore fisherman, Myitmakha News Agency has been informed. The Department of Fisheries has demarcated a territory ten-miles from the shore as an area exclusive to near-shore fishing vessels, but off-shore […]