As the World Moves to Renewable Energy, Myanmar Will Follow

YANGON — The government has been pushing plans for coal-fired power plants to address Myanmar’s great need for electricity. Renewable energy expert Hans-Josef Fell talks about how Myanmar can develop its energy plan. Fell is a former parliamentarian in Germany and the current president of the Berlin-based Energy Watch Group. The Myanmar government has been […]

Myanmar Inks Global Arms Treaty

Myanmar has ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and will become the 191st member of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the global watchdog announced Thursday. The move represents another step in the country’s ongoing reform process. Since a new quasi-civilian government took power in 2011 after five decades of military rule, […]