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Press release by Action for Shan State Rivers
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
August 25, 2015Shans present 23,717 signatures against Salween dams to Australian consultants in YangonShan community representatives are today... Read More...
Press release by Save the Salween Network
Thursday, 13 August 2015
August 12, 2015Mon and Karen State residents fear increased flood risk from Salween damsThe Save the Salween Network is holding a press conference... Read More...
Will China dam its last free-flowing river?
Tuesday, 02 February 2016
MARKETPLACEBy Rob Schmitz | February 02, 2016 | 11:37 PMIn the mountains of China’s border with Burma, a man named Aluo remembers the faces of the... Read More...
Can Myanmar Avoid Conflict Pitfalls in its Hydro Blitz?
Thursday, 28 January 2016
NEW SECURITY BEATJanuary 27, 2016 By Alec ForssMyanmar is undergoing multiple transitions, from military rule to democracy, decades of civil war to... Read More...
Preventing a water war in Asia
Monday, 18 January 2016
THE WASHINGTON TIMES China’s extensive dam-building would give it control of Southeast Asia’s riversBy THE WASHINGTON TIMES - - Monday, January... Read More...
Water management requires a more holistic view
Saturday, 16 January 2016
THE NATIONPIYAPORN WONGRUANGPiyaporn_won@nationgroup.com January 15, 2016 1:00 amAs of Tuesday, the combined amount of usable water retained in seven... Read More...
New environmental impact rules released
Friday, 15 January 2016
MYANMAR TIMESBy Htoo Thant   |   Friday, 15 January 2016 The Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF) issued new procedures... Read More...
New Myanmar govt faces pressure on Chinese infrastructure projects
Wednesday, 06 January 2016
CHANNEL NEWSASIAThe incoming administration must introduce better accountability mechanisms and international standards for projects undertaken by... Read More...

Message from BRN

Large dams are being constructed on all of Burma’s major rivers and tributaries by Chinese, Thai and Indian companies. The dams are causing displacement, militarization, human rights abuses, and irreversible environmental damage, which is threatening the livelihoods and food security of millions. The power and revenues generated are going to the military regime and neighbouring countries. Read more...

About Dams
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
Frequently Asked Questions About Damswww.internationalrivers.orgDams: What They Are and What They Dowww.internationalrivers.orgBasic Dam... Read More...
Burma’s River Law
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
The Conservation of Water Resources and Rivers Law was adopted by the State Peace and Development Council on October 2, 2006. To see the full text of... Read More...
IMAGE China’s Dam Industry
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
China’s overseas dam industry is building hundreds of dams around the world, particularly in Southeast Asia and Africa. The guide The New Great... Read More...
Hydropower Guidelines
Tuesday, 19 August 2008
The World Commission on Dams (WCD)The WCD was an independent, international, multi-stakeholder process which addressed the controversial issues... Read More...
Thai Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)MDX Public Company Ltd.... Read More...
Other Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Asian Development Bank COLENCO Power Engineering, Ltd. - Swiss Electric Power Development Company (EPDC) - Japanese FOSCE Consulting Engineers -... Read More...
Chinese Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
http://www.chng.com.cn/eng. Central China Power International Trade Company Changjiang Institute of Surveying, Planning, Design, and Research... Read More...
Burmese Investor/Company Profiles
Thursday, 11 September 2008
Asia World Co. Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise Suntac Technologies Htoo Group  ... Read More...

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