21 May 2013 - 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — As part of overall efforts to improve bilateral relations, India and China this week signed agreements on information-sharing on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River and on water-efficient irrigati
17 May 2013 - 07:33 by Local Press Report
COLOMBO (Bloomberg ) — China Machinery Engineering Corp.
15 May 2013 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — A yearlong assessment of the controversial Shuangjiangkou hydropower project in southwestern China has been given approval on Monday, prompting concern among green campaigners and local residents
14 May 2013 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, BEJING — The Indian government considers China’s response to its concerns over plans to construct three dams on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River to be “positive,” according to Indian External Affairs
13 May 2013 - 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — China’s Environmental Protection Ministry has fined 88 businesses in the northern part of the country for polluting groundwater sources.
2 May 2013 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
23 Apr 2013 - 00:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Chinese government has rejected India's proposal to create a new mechanism to deal with transboundary issues on the Brahmaputra River.
9 Apr 2013 - 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, GUANGZHOU — China’s Guangdong Province water company is installing 75 water analyzing and control units supplied by Israel-based Blue I Water Technologies, the Israel firm announced last week.
9 Apr 2013 - 09:20 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Peruvian Times) — President Ollanta Humala called on Chinese companies to invest in Peru, pointing to the need for investments in agriculture, energy, and infrastructure. In Beijing as part of a multi-city tr
3 Apr 2013 - 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A growing number of cities and corporations in China are looking into using reclaimed water, often urban wastewater that is treated for either industrial purposes or landscape irrigation, to meet f
2 Apr 2013 - 00:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
South Africa, DURBAN — During the BRICS Summit in South Africa last week, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached out to new Chinese President Xi Jinping on the contentious issue of the transboundary Brahmaputra R
Over 400 Human Bodies Fished Out of China’s Yellow River; Officials Say Water Quality Is Not Affected
2 Apr 2013 - 00:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, LANZHOU — Four hundred seventeen dead human bodies have been removed from the Yellow River between 2008 and 2012, equating to more than 100 corpses a year, officials in Lanzhou, capital of Gansu province, an
28 Mar 2013 - 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — More than 50 percent of China’s rivers with catchment areas of at least 100 square kilometers have been lost, according to the country’s first-ever national water census.
28 Mar 2013 - 09:43 by Local Press Report
JOHANNESBURG (Press Trust of India via CNBC) — In the first-high level contact after the new Chinese leadership took over, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met President Xi Jinping and raised the issue of Beijing's proposal to construct three da
27 Mar 2013 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
26 Mar 2013 - 08:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A 23,000-square meter trash heap in Henan province is leaching garbage into a river that feeds Yangzhuang reservoir every time heavy rains hit the region.
26 Mar 2013 - 09:46 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Quartz.com) — For those keeping track of China’s looming environmental apocalypse, here’s another thing to worry about: The nation’s coal-fired power plants face severe water shortages that could disrupt their
25 Mar 2013 - 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd.
25 Mar 2013 - 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that aims to provide clean water to North Korea’s impoverished population has run into problems, including lack of funds and delays in delivery of supplies
18 Mar 2013 - 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — In response to widespread drought in southern and southwestern China, the Chinese Finance Ministry last week announced that the government would spend over $19 million USD for drought relief.
13 Mar 2013 - 07:42 by Local Press Report
ZHENGZHOU (China.org.cn) — A mayor in Henan province is vowing to maintain a clean supply of water for a project that diverts water from the Yangtze River to northern Chinese cities, including Beijing. Mu Weimin, a depu
12 Mar 2013 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Increasing demand for water recycling and reuse technologies at China’s power plants are driving growth in the country's water and wastewater management market, according to a new analysis released
11 Mar 2013 - 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection last week announced plans to create a network to monitor groundwater and detect sources of groundwater pollution in the North China Plain by 2015.&n
7 Mar 2013 - 10:24 by Local Press Report
HUBEI (china.org.cn) — A Chinese lawmaker has urged the government to create laws enforcing a scheme that makes enterprises pay compensation in cases of polluting accidents. Such environmental pollution liability in
28 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Official Chinese media sources are reporting that widespread drought has hit the southwestern Chinese provinces of Yunnan, Gansu and Hebei.
27 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Beijing government this week ordered removal of garbage dump near the Miyun Reservoir, a major drinking water supply source for the Chinese capital.
25 Feb 2013 - 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese government has finally admitted to the existence of “cancer villages,” where decades of land, water and air pollution has caused the rates of cancer to be exponentially higher than they
22 Feb 2013 - 11:04 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (The Australian) — Environment protection chiefs in China are being taunted with challenges: cash rewards if they dare to swim in the rivers for which they are responsible. To no one's surprise, given the reekin
21 Feb 2013 - 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, JINAN — A senior official in China’s Shandong Province announced this week that 324 pollution-prevention projects along the eastern route of the counry’s South-to-North Water Diversion Program in Shandong
21 Feb 2013 - 10:38 by Local Press Report
HARARE (The Herald (Zimbabwe)) — Harare City Council has negotiated a $80 million USD loan with a Chinese bank to overhaul water treatment plants and replace ageing pipes to ensure at least 80 percent of the city receives constant
21 Feb 2013 - 10:33 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Reuters) — China aims to spend $850 billion USD to improve filthy water supplies over the next decade, but even such huge outlays may do little to reverse damage caused by decades of pollution and overuse in
19 Feb 2013 - 10:47 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Radio Free Asia) — The latest data from Beijing has revealed that around 90 percent of ground-water in China is polluted, much of it severely, with activists blaming local governments for protecting polluting enterpr
18 Feb 2013 - 09:07 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Times of India) — Thousands of people were evacuated after a dam in north China's Shanxi province collapsed, causing heavy flooding and damaging highways and rail tracks. The top of an irrigation water duct of
7 Feb 2013 - 10:46 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Reuters) — China has sentenced 16 people to up to a year-and-a-half in prison for involvement in an environmental protest last July when a crowd of thousands ransacked government offices, the official Xinhu
4 Feb 2013 - 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India last week lodged a formal complaint with the Chinese government over China’s recently announced plans to construct three dams on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River in Tibet.
30 Jan 2013 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
dhaka (The Financial Express) — Bangladesh state-backed water agency has moved to provide piped water to the capital's largest slum Korail by the end of December this year, the executive head of WASA has said. Although the D
29 Jan 2013 - 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Beijing Water Authority it preparing to bid for British water utility Sutton & East Surrey Water (SESW).
28 Jan 2013 - 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese government last week decided to lift its self-imposed ban against dam construction on the Nu River in Yunnan province.
28 Jan 2013 - 11:06 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Eco-Business.com) — Asia requires a ruled-based system to manage its water resources and maintain rapid economic growth in the region but China appears to be a stumbling block, experts say. China does not have