Showing posts with label Myanmar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Myanmar. Show all posts

Sunday, July 01, 2018

71st joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River delta
The 71st joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcement from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.

Monday, October 30, 2017

63rd joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River
The 63rd joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Sunday.

Friday, June 09, 2017

Hunt for Missing Myanmar Plane Enters Third Day; Total of 31 Bodies Recovered

The tally of retrieved bodies rose to 31 on Friday as Myanmar's hunt for a military transport plane that went missing over the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board stretched into a third day.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

285 killed, 1,073 injured during Myanmar's water festival

A total of 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured nationwide during a four-day water festival, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Tuesday.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Thailand's south hit by deadly floods

Heavy rain continues to cause flooding across southern Thailand after at least eight people lost their lives.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Myanmar boat accident death toll climbs to over 70

Burmese authorities have raised the death toll in the passenger boat accident in a river in western Myanmar to over 70, even as dozens remain missing, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

China to help Myanmar renovate quake-hit ancient pagodas

A Chinese archeological expert team will help Myanmar renovate quake-hit ancient pagodas and temples in Bagan, an ancient city in central Myanmar, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang told a press conference here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Strong quake rocks Myanmar (Local time: 17:04, Depth 85 km)

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit central Myanmar, the US Geological Survey reported on Wednesday.

Friday, August 19, 2016

China, Myanmar agree to solve suspended dam issue

China and Myanmar agreed on Thursday to enhance cooperation between energy departments to find a proper solution to the suspended Myitsone Dam project.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude rocks Myanmar; tremors felt in north India. (Depth 137 km)

An earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude hit Myanmar on Wednesday evening, triggering tremors in parts of Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Bhubaneswar and, also, Delhi.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

China doubles water release to help Vietnam

At the request of Vietnam, China has doubled the amount of water being discharged from the Jinghong Hydropower Station, which is in Southwest China's Yunnan province, to help alleviate the drought. The station is on the upper reaches of the river, which is known in China as the Lancang River.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Chinese Dams Blamed for Exacerbating Southeast Asian Drought

As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

China releasing water to Mekong River countries

China will discharge water from a dam to the lower reaches of the Mekong River to alleviate drought in Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

Monday, January 04, 2016

Four dead in 6.7 quake near India-Myanmar border

At least four people were reported dead on Monday after a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeast India near the country's borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Myanmar landslide: 90 dead at Kachin jade mine

A landslide at a jade mine has killed at least 90 people in northern Myanmar, witnesses say.

Death toll with dump soil landslide in Myanmar northernmost state rises to 30

At least 30 dead bodies have so far been uncovered and over hundred others went missing after a giant amount of dump soil from a jade mine in Hpa-kant, Myanmar's northernmost Kachin state, collapsed, official report confirmed.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Hundreds of New Species Found in Eastern Himalayas

A new report on wildlife in the Eastern Himalayas says researchers in the area have discovered more than 200 new species, including "walking" fish and a  “sneezing monkey" in the last 6 years.

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Death toll from Myanmar's severe flooding rises to 96

Death toll from severe flooding in Myanmar has risen to 96, according to updated figures released by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Sunday.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Cyclone Komen further burdens thousands of displaced people in western Myanmar (UN agencies)

UN,  4 August 2015 – Sweeping across western Myanmar last week, Cyclone Komen has caused extensive damage in the region, hampering assessment and relief efforts, including to areas where thousands of displaced people are living, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.

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