Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction Explores Possibilities of Hybrid Professional Development for Structural Engineers

Naypyidaw, Myanmar   Naypyidaw, Myanmar   During the last week of June 2013, Dr. Naveed Anwar, Executive Director, AIT Consulting and Mr. Thaung Htut Aung, Project Coordinator, AIT Consulting visited the Ministry of Construction (MOC) in Naypyidaw, Myanmar to discuss Professional Development plans. The AIT Consulting delegates met with H.E. U Kyaw Lwin, Union Minister,…

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ADB performs Asset Inspection in Lao PDR

In 2009, five provinces in Lao PDR were selected as key sites for the Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Productivity Enhancement Project (SNRMPEP). This project aims to promote sustainable agriculture commercialization and natural resource management in the provinces of Savannakhet, Champasak, Salavanh, Sekong, and Attapeu, all provinces located in the southern Lao PDR. The project…

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Nanotechnology Roadmap Development for the Sewerage Sector in Malaysia

Malaysia’s sewage sector is set to address the immediate and long term wastewater treatment problems in the developing countries of Asia through nanotechnology. Three organizations, Indah Water Konsortium (IWK), Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and the Asian Institute of Technology, are working together to develop a roadmap to advance research in sustainable technology that addresses the…

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Consultation Workshop on Incorporating Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Resilience into Myanmar’s National Building Code

In an attempt to prioritize protection against uncertain occurrences of the two most common natural disasters in Myanmar: earthquakes and strong winds, the Ministry of Construction (MOC) and its technical partner the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) have been working towards developing and enforcing proper and stricter building codes through the Myanmar National Building Code (MNBC)…

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