• Friday
  • September 19, 2014
  • Last updated: 11:21pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 47 for water resources

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Census shows Myanmar's population is nine million fewer than estimated

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:01am by AFP

    ... days before the census began forced humanitarian workers to flee Rakhine, leaving tens of thousands of displaced people without adequate health care, food and water. The riots also left one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582019/census-shows-myanmars-population-nine-million-fewer-estimated
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell beneath Myanmar's Yangon River

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Science has failed to locate massive copper prize beneath Yangon River Spirits conjured in search for ancient bell Divers stood on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lowered their masks and plunged into the Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580126/spirits-conjured-search-ancient-bell-beneath-myanmars-yangon-river
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Dala, Myanmar Just outside commercial capital, villagers rely on pond for all their water Left behind in Myanmar's boom Every afternoon, the long queues start ... drinking water, they say, and during the dry season, April and May, there is only so much to go around. "It wasn't always this way," said 72-year-old Tin Shwe, one of the village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... their lives and had "wholly inadequate access to basic services including health, education, water and sanitation". Predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers the Rohingya Muslims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537176/chief-minister-forced-out-myanmars-strife-torn-rakhine-state
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar seen as likely to reopen natural-resource deals

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Think tank foresees reforms that could affect Chinese firms operating in country Myanmar to reopen deals on resources The Myanmar government plans to renegotiate billions of dollars of natural-resource deals as it imposes tougher environmental standards and clamps down on corruption, a leading US think tank said. The country's powerful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1268837/myanmar-seen-likely-reopen-natural-resource-deals
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar marchers seek cancellation of Chinese-backed dam project

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... the dam would displace countless villagers and upset the ecology of one of the country's most vital national resources, the Irrawaddy River. It would also submerge a culturally important site ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455772/myanmar-marchers-seek-cancellation-chinese-backed-dam-project
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s first census in decades bars name Rohingya

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:19pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... information well beyond the number of people living in each home, however, from literacy and employment levels, to disabilities, access to clean water, and fertility and mortality rates. It also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461016/myanmars-first-census-decades-bars-name-rohingya
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's leader vows to curb poverty

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... in tatters by decades of harsh junta rule. “We have a good foundation for economic development in our country,” the former general said in a speech in Yangon, citing ample water resources, an efficient labour force, an advantageous climate and abundant natural resources. “But our country is still one of the poorest LDCs [least developed countries]... We must all strive to get out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1252011/myanmars-leader-vows-curb-poverty
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Spitfire hunt leads to water-filled crate

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 10:08am by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... of the planes has been found, full of muddy water. How much water damage occurred was not yet clear, and searchers could not definitively say what was inside the crate. But British aviation enthusiast David J. Cundall, who is driving the hunt for the rare Spitfire planes, called the results “very encouraging.” “It will take some time to pump the water out... but I do expect all aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1124500/myanmar-spitfire-hunt-leads-water-filled-crate
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to get bigger slice of profits at China-backed copper mine

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... at the Letpadaung mine is both common and controversial- a Chinese company exploits Myanmar's natural resources with local military help, while little if any of the profits go into public coffers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1323035/myanmar-get-bigger-slice-profits-china-backed-copper-mine

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or