Ministry to allow local and foreign investment forest plantation projects

Approval of the present government will be given to forest plantation projects involving local and foreign investments in forest reserves and protected forest areas, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win told Amyotha Hluttaw yesterday. Establishment of private forest plantations have been allowed since 2006-2007 FY for enabling wood-based industries to […]

Taninthayi govt takes tough stance on mining groups

The Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation for Taninthayi Region U Myint Maung said that mining organisations wishing to renew their mining licenses are required to seek approval from regional government. Despite the Union government having direct control U Myint Maung stated that mining groups who are polluting have been ordered to seize their […]