Myanmar to establish coast guard to boost maritime safety

Myanmar will soon establish a coast guard to protect its over 2000-kilometre-long coastline and territorial waters, news reports said. Minister of Transport and Communication U Thant Zin Maung was quoted by China’s Xinhua state news agency as saying that the new law enforcement body will also ensure the safety of sea routes, especially in areas […]

Survey finds Myanmar’s fisheries resources declined compared to past decades

Myanmar’s fisheries resources in its territorial waters have declined compared with previous decades, according to the latest survey performed by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development with the assistance of Norwegian government. With the use of a marine research vessel, the ministry and relevant organizations conducted a 55-day survey along the country’s water […]