2 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — While there are plenty of new water-related technologies that work well in developed countries, a key challenge for developing countries is how to choose the right ones and implement them well, acc
20 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), the government agency that oversees the water system for the capital and surrounding areas, is preparing to hold a competitive t
18 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — The World Health Organization (WHO) last week urged countries in South and Southeast Asia to adopt the typhoid vaccine in an effort to battle the disease.
30 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Three British companies engaged in mass transport systems are looking at investments in the Philippines, particularly in major infrastructure projects such as railways, airports and seaports, sai
29 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian water and wastewater company Salcon Bhd is on the lookout for more acquisition opportunities in China as it embarks on an aggressive expansion plan for the near term.
29 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philipines — Sagittarius Mines, Inc.
18 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Gross revenue and net earnings of the Philippines’ two biggest private water companies surged in the first quarter of 2012 compared to last year, thanks mainly to hefty tariff increases in early Ja
16 May 2012 - 08:39 by Local Press Report
8 May 2012 - 12:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Senator Edgardo Angara on May 3 asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other international organizations to launch a baseline study that would jump-start water-sector reforms in th
8 May 2012 - 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommends that frequent flooding in China be better anticipated and managed so that people living in flood-affected areas can find ways to adju
24 Apr 2012 - 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc., in conjunction with Indah Water Konsortium (IWK) of Malaysia, is working on a project to design and build a new sewage treatment plant in Baliwag Wat
17 Apr 2012 - 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Mumbai-based wastewater treatment company Concord Enviro Systems plans to raise $100 million USD through divestment of a significant equity stake to overseas investors.
13 Apr 2012 - 10:59 by Local Press Report
MANILA (The Sun Star (Philippines)) — Full Story - President Benigno Aquino III said on April 12 that the Philippi
4 Apr 2012 - 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp is reportedly in talks to acquire a sizeable equity stake in Maynilad Water Services Inc., the Philippines’ biggest private water company, serving over 9 mill
7 Mar 2012 - 10:31 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Dredging Today) — An international research group has proposed the creation of a reclamation area along the coastal zones of Parañaque and Las Piñas cities to help reduce flooding in areas where water levels norma
28 Feb 2012 - 22:56 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Malaya (Philippines)) — The Philippines has far exceeded its water carrying capacity, with grave consequences to agriculture.
22 Feb 2012 - 06:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System, the government water agency in the capital region, is moving to consolidate management of four watershed areas that provide 97 percen
21 Feb 2012 - 23:17 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Philippine Inquirer) — MANILA Water Company Inc.
15 Feb 2012 - 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Chennai-based water treatment solutions provider Salacia Water Technology wants to tap into the Middle East and South Asian markets, while at the same time working to consolidate its position in
24 Jan 2012 - 10:53 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Malaya (Philippines)) — Hair product company Pantene has launched a “Healthy Hair for Healthy Water” campaign in the Philippines to raise awareness about the scarcity of clean water access to reduce the number of deaths r
17 Jan 2012 - 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Your new neighbor in rural Africa or Latin America is increasingly likely to be a multinational company.
17 Jan 2012 - 11:52 by Local Press Report
MANILA (swissinfo.ch (Switzerland)) — Swiss aid experts are helping restore water supply in Cagayan de Oro, according to the Swiss Foreign Ministry.
10 Jan 2012 - 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Two hundred and fifty anti-pollution memoranda of agreement have been produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and stakeholders in the Philippines since the program’
20 Dec 2011 - 14:29 by Local Press Report
CEBU CITY (Philippine Inquirer) — The Cebu Bulk Water Consortium was the top bidder for Cebu province’s bulk water supply project.
13 Dec 2011 - 13:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Experts have known for years that better sanitation helps improve human welfare and productivity.
7 Dec 2011 - 14:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), the government utility that oversees the privatized water system in the Philippine capital of Manila and surrounding areas, is looking to c
29 Nov 2011 - 14:36 by Local Press Report
TACLOBAN CITY (Business World (Philippines)) — The typhoid fever outbreak in Leyte has prompted calls for the regular water quality monitoring of water sources.
28 Nov 2011 - 15:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine unit of Veolia, the world’s biggest listed water utility, is divesting from Clark Water Corp., which runs the water and sewerage system in a former American air force base that is
14 Nov 2011 - 12:04 by Local Press Report
8 Nov 2011 - 14:50 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Philippine Inquirer) — Water concessionaire Manila Water Company is looking to expand its business ventures in Vietnam. Manila Water President and CEO Gerardo Ablaza Jr.
8 Nov 2011 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Philippine Star) — The Philippines’ new water czar, Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson, is preparing to submit his recommendations to President Benigno Aquino III on ways to address the country’s wat
18 Oct 2011 - 10:50 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — Maynilad Water Services, Inc. and First Pacific Company Ltd.
11 Oct 2011 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Australia, SOUTH MELBOURNE — Australian company Aqua Diagnostic Pty Ltd.
11 Oct 2011 - 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Bangladesh suffers economic losses of some $4.2 billion USD a year, or the equivalent of 6.3 percent of its 2007 GDP, due to poor sanitation, according to a new World Bank-administered Water and
26 Sep 2011 - 23:38 by Local Press Report
KS, KANSAS CITY (Black & Veatch (Press Release)) — Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting department has appointed George Currie to head up project financing and infrastructure management consulting services in the Asia-Pacific region, the comp
20 Sep 2011 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A small Philippine company running the waterworks system in two towns outside the capital, Manila, is planning to sell and list its shares at the Philippine Stock Exchange in November, after secu
30 Aug 2011 - 09:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Sweden, STOCKHOLM — East Asian households that invest in basic sanitation improvements “have a better quality of life and could increase up to sevenfold the return on investment in economic benefits,” according to a
9 Aug 2011 - 14:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A Philippines-based non-governmental organization is among this year’s winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation Awards, the Asian version of the Nobel Prize, for successfully developing and prom
19 Jul 2011 - 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The one-year-old administration of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III is seeking to overhaul the fragmented policy-making and regulatory structure that has hobbled the development of the cou
12 Jul 2011 - 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Nine traditional leaders of the Palawan tribe in the Philippines have traveled to the capital, Manila, to protest against mining company MacroAsia’s plans to mine in key watershed areas tha