The money will make a small contribution to efforts to address the effects of a heatwave hitting large parts of the country.
A temporary water shortage in Rangoon has hit the northern suburbs of the city caused by a technical default in one of the main water reservoirs.
A number of residents in the Irrawaddy Division town are suffering from a shortage of fresh water as local wells dry up in the heat of dry season.
Residents from drought-ridden Dala Township receive clean drinking water, which was piped across the river from downtown Rangoon.
Life in Arakan state’s Maungdaw is hard on ethnic Arakanese refugees coming from Bangladesh. The people living here, resettled under a programme by the ministry of border affairs, have to…
An additional one billion kyat (US$1 million) budget was approved for development in Chin state at an emergency meeting of the regional parliament in Hakha on Tuesday.