23 Jan 2013 - 08:46 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Asia One) — Beijing's tap water will not lead to the formation of stones in an organ or duct of the human body, known as lithiasis, an official said, in the latest effort to ease public doubts about water qu
22 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — China and Kazakhstan discussed trans-boundary water issues during the tenth session of the Chinese-Kazakh Joint Commission on the Use and Protection of Trans-boundary Rivers, held in the Kazakh cap
17 Jan 2013 - 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — To narrow regional gaps and encourage reforms, the Chinese government has set a minimum to which regions must raise their water resource rates by the end of 2015.
15 Jan 2013 - 01:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — China will cooperate with Egypt on number of major irrigation and water projects, Egyptian officials announced last week.
7 Jan 2013 - 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Chinese authorities last week unveiled a plan to boost the country’s desalination industry in order to meet growing water demand.
3 Jan 2013 - 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The first phase of the eastern route of China's south-north water diversion project is expected to be completed ahead of schedule, China’s official news agency Xinhua reported on January 2.
12 Dec 2012 - 11:03 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — A senior health official vowed on Tuesday to intensify supervision of food and water safety in the coming year.
5 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Indian government is keeping a close eye on the Brahmaputra River water flows coming out of China into India’s Arunachal Pradesh state, to verify China’s claims that planned works on the river
30 Nov 2012 - 09:26 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — Water will be supplied to drought-prone cities in North China in the third quarter of next year via the eastern route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, authorities said. The fir
20 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — China’s State Council, the country’s highest governmental body, has approved a development plan for a new special economic zone comprising cities in three northwestern provinces.
16 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, ZHENGZOU — China’s Henan province will work to improve water quality in the central route of the country’s huge South-to-North Water Diversion Project, Wang Shushan, director of the provincial water resources
16 Nov 2012 - 09:46 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Asian Development Bank) — A $250 million USD loan by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to rehabilitate the fifth largest freshwater lake in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will also test an eco-compensation program an
7 Nov 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Xinhua) — Reservoir resettlement migrants have received $15.84 billion USD in subsidies between January and October, China's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on November 7. The amount in subsidies to la
5 Nov 2012 - 10:07 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (UPI) — China faces a losing battle to restore Lake Aibi's ecosystem due to worsening desertification in the region of the salt lake, officials say. The large lake in northwestern China's Gobi regio
30 Oct 2012 - 09:13 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — About 298 million more rural residents in China are hopefully to have access to safe drinking water by 2015, according to a water resources official Monday. Resolving the drinking water safe
30 Oct 2012 - 10:13 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (Power Generation Hydro) — CWE Investment Corporation (CWEI) has completed a preliminary study for the development of the 750MW West Seti Hydropower Project in Nepal. CWEI is a subsidiary of the Beijing-based China Th
25 Oct 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
WUHAN (China Daily) — The government will spend $1.92 billion USD to improve water quality on the middle route of the south-to-north water diversion project from 2011 to 2015. The money will be used to build sewa
10 Oct 2012 - 09:10 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China.org.cn) — Five Chinese environmental protection organizations, including Friends of Nature, the Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs and Nanjing Greenstone, have recently exposed the disqualifica
4 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MYANMAR, YANGON — Backed by local activists, a group of ethnic Kachin villagers plans to sue China Power Investment Co.
28 Sep 2012 - 08:43 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Morning Whistle) — Argentina's planning minister Julio De Vido visited Beijing Thursday to seek financing for a pair of hydroelectric dams in the southern province of Santa Cruz, the 21st Century Business Herald re
26 Sep 2012 - 08:20 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Bloomberg Businessweek) — International Finance Corp., a lending arm of the World Bank, is helping fight a water shortage problem in China with its first investment in the country’s desalination sector. IFC said it inv
25 Sep 2012 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — The Danish Minister for the Environment Ida Auken will visit China this week leading a delegation of Danish and consultancy companies to boost the commercial ties between the two countries' water
21 Sep 2012 - 08:54 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — The Ministry of Water Resources announced on Thursday that water supplies have been restored to some residents in the quake-hit provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou in southwest China following the
19 Sep 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
WUHAN (China Daily) — As government officials hailed the success of relocating 340,000 people in China's south-north water diversion project Tuesday, they are also aware of the social and environmental challenges the
4 Sep 2012 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (The Express Tribune) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has told Pakistan that it will not finance Diamer Bhasha Dam if Islamabad compromises on safeguard measures and competitive bidding process while seeking financing
4 Sep 2012 - 08:32 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (PakTribune) — With power shortage increasing continuously in the face of rising consumer demand, the government has decided to seek financing from China for the mega $13 billion Diamer Bhasha Dam with power prod
31 Aug 2012 - 10:29 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Global Times ) — China, New Zealand and the Cook Islands announced a new partnership that will deliver an improved water mains system to the people of Rarotonga, the Cook Islands' main island. It is the first
28 Aug 2012 - 08:54 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Telegraph) — China will pump nearly $295 billion USD into pollution reduction and energy saving schemes before 2015 in a bid to clean up its notoriously toxic environment. The spending plan, part o
27 Aug 2012 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Manila Bulletin) — China begun building sewage and waste disposal facilities on a disputed South China Sea (West Philippines Sea) island, state media said Monday, a move likely to stoke a growing territorial row with
24 Aug 2012 - 09:24 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China Daily) — The Ministry of Water Resources will develop policies to support companies that invest in water conservancy construction projects in the next 10 years, a ministry official said on Thursday.
24 Aug 2012 - 09:18 by Local Press Report
MOSCOW (Global Times ) — A Chinese water quality monitoring official said on Thursday that a shared border river between China and Russia remains at the same level of pollution as when monitoring began, after a Russian new
13 Aug 2012 - 09:00 by Local Press Report
9 Aug 2012 - 21:00 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Chicago Tribune) — Impoverished North Korea is a long way from famine levels that killed hundreds of thousands in the 1990s but it won't be until late next month that a full assessment of food levels after recent f
6 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Fangshan water authority in Beijing is investigating a report that one of the capital's sources of drinking water may be polluted.
3 Aug 2012 - 08:26 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (CrIEnglish.com) — Premier Wen Jiabao has called for intensifying flood control efforts and ensuring the safety of the public amid recent severe flooding in several areas. Wen made the remarks during a two-day