$171 Million ADB Loan to Help Expand Electricity Access in Myanmar

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (5 December 2020) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $171.27 million loan to help Myanmar construct 44 medium-voltage substations and 1,006 kilometers of distribution lines across Kayin state and the Ayeyarwady, east Bago, and Magway regions. The Accelerated Rural Electrification Project will expand the electric grid to enable electrification of […]

Myanmar witnesses more development during incumbent gov’t: survey

YANGON, July 1 (Xinhua) — Myanmar has witnessed improvement of living condition during the last two years of the government led by the National League for Democracy (NLD), the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Sunday. With the cooperation of the UN Development Program (UNDP) and the World Bank, a government survey was conducted […]