John Fredric Todoroki, who says he is growing commercial hemp, not marijuana, released on health grounds after paying 300 million kyats.
Monsoon rains are crucial in a country with more than half its arable land rain-fed and agriculture accounting for 15 percent of its economy.
The incurable disease was first detected last August in China and has since spread thousands of kilometers to "vulnerable" subsistence farmers in neighboring countries.
Facility in E. Dagon Township will process value-added products and supply raw materials to Thilawa SEZ.
A high court demanded to know why the state government had not worked through the year to avoid the drying up of reservoirs and ground water wells.
This year’s drought has ravaged crops, killed livestock, emptied reservoirs and hit city dwellers and supplies to some industries.
The agriculture minister has said the outbreak is “the most dangerous and costly of its kind in the husbandry industry of Vietnam.”
Move targets Chinese farmers, who often use proxies or bribery to obtain land and are known for excessive use of chemical fertilizers.
Agency sues Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank executive for seeking 700,000 kyats from Irrawaddy Division farmers
Many provinces had failed to detect outbreaks and cull infected pigs properly due to the lack of funds and space required for burying the dead pigs, the government said.
Set off by a rice-centric policy during the socialist era, Myanmar today has one of the world's highest rates of rice consumption.
State agriculture minister plans special committee to look into land, labor and environmental issues.
Chinese venture Tha Khin Sit says Myitkyina Journal’s coverage of controversial banana plantation damaged its reputation.
A closer look at the facts and figures behind expanding China-owned tissue culture banana plantations causing havoc for locals and lawmakers in Kachin State.
Chinese joint venture angered by newspaper’s coverage of the company’s alleged land grabbing.