Parliament Warns Urban Planners to Follow the Law

A legislator has asked parliament to conduct a systematic review of all urban planning projects to determine if they are following the law. Urban planning inconsistent with the law, rules and regulations needs to be reviewed, Daw Ni Ni May Myin, of Taunggok township in Rakhine State, told the Pyithu Hluttaw on Friday. “Since the objective […]

Ministry Aims to Boost Productivity of Fishing Sector With Data Gathering Drive

The Ministry of Agri­culture, Livestock, and Irrigation has launched a study into the fish farming and ocean fishing industries aimed at identifying producers and regions who stand to benefit most from finan­cial and technical assis­tance. U Hla Kyaw, the Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation, said officials have spread out across Myanmar for the […]

China-Myanmar oil, gas project benefits both

The China-Myanmar crude oil and gas pipeline, a pioneer project of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, has brought tangible benefits to both sides, and won broad support. The pipeline project consists of a crude oil pipeline and a natural gas pipeline, which run from the port of Kyaukpyu on Myanmar’s west coast to Ruili […]