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China’s climate aid flows into Myanmar

Than Bayar Khon village sits nested in the foothills of the Bago Yoma forest in central Myanmar. The low mountains, once heavily forested with teak and valuable tropical timbers, are now rapidly balding. Despite being only a few kilometres from the major highway connecting the port city of Yangon with the capital Naypyidaw, the three […]

Minister for halt to fencing along Myanmar-Nagaland border

Strongly objecting to border fencing along the India-Myanmar border in the state, state health and family welfare minister P Longon said the move has adversely affected the livelihood of villagers whose land and resources have been arbitrarily put on the “wrong” side of the border. On 12 December, 2016, the border fencing construction work was […]

Japan grants US$ 501,075 for three school constructions and road upgrading in Rakhine and Mon States, Magway Region

Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the Construction Committees from States and Region Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI concerned signed the grant contracts for four projects on Monday. Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$ 501,075 to the project for construction of Shwe Ze Ti Monastic […]