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China-built power plant hailed in Myanmar for benefitting people

People in Myanmar’s southern Mon state were hailing the recent inauguration of a China-built combined cycle gas turbine power plant in the state that has made over 1,500 villages in the state possible for access to electricity. The power plant of 118.9 megawatts’ capacity was built by China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC) after it won […]

Invitation To Bid for Construction and Installation of Small-Scale Water Infrastructure in the Dry Zone of Myanmar. Pre-bid Conference on 12 July 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list For the Provision of Construction and Installation of small-scale water infrastructure in the Dry Zone of Myanmar (Shwebo, Monywa, Myingyan, Nyaung U and Chauk) Project: Addressing Climate Change Risks on Water Resources and Food Security in the Dry Zone of Myanmar United Nations Development Programme (June, 2017) Section […]

Myanmar: The New Hotbed for Satellite

The stunning landscape of Myanmar hides a tempestuous past that features its struggle for independence and eventual democracy. In 2010, the country sat on the cusp of massive change when the military junta handed over power. After 48 years of oppressive rule, a metamorphosis is occurring across the country. The daily lives of Myanmar’s 51.4 […]

Myanmar’s toxic legacy of large dams

The country’s first strategic environmental review provides a chance to demand more from investors and dam builders, but is still being seen as too little, and leading to fierce resistance by marginalised communities. In September spectacular drone footage revealed the beauty of the waterfalls, rapids, ancient temples and islets of the Nam Pang River, a […]

Great Hor Kham will invest in Nang Paw Hydropower project

The Great Hor Kham Public Company which was chosen to become one of the first six publicly listed companies in the Yangon Stock Exchange-YSX that opened in December 2015 is now aiming to invest over US$40 million in the Nang Paw Hydropower Project, according to the company’s report. The 20-megawatt Nang Paw Hydropower Project will […]