7 May 2013 - 10:46 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Hydro World) — Ambassador of South Korea to Pakistan Choong Joo Choi Friday called on the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) chairman Syed Raghib Abbas Shah on Friday and discussed with him
8 Apr 2013 - 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PARIS, France — Participants at the first meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Water Governance Initiative agreed that they wanted to see three major outcomes from the init
4 Apr 2013 - 08:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Saudi Arabia, DAMMAM — South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced this week that it has opened new water research and development center in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
28 Mar 2013 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
HONGSEONG (Chemistry World) — Across the world, millions of people cannot access fresh, clean water.
20 Feb 2013 - 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The Carbon Trust, a UK-based organization devoted to helping companies, governments and the public sector accelerate the move to a low-carbon economy, this week announced the launch of the world’s
6 Feb 2013 - 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank, along with 18 other banks, has signed a $100 million USD loan agreement with China Water Affairs Group Limited to improve efficiency and increase access to safe water in
1 Feb 2013 - 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf this week warned the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel that worldwide economic losses due to lack of proper water and sanitation total some $260 billio
22 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System, the government agency that provides water to the Philippines’ capital region through two private concessionaires, wants to revise the scope of a maj
10 Dec 2012 - 10:48 by Local Press Report
SEOUL (Utilities-me.com) — South Korea’s Samsung Engineering has announced that it has received a letter of award from Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) for the Yanbu Power Plant Phase 3 project, whic
7 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation Governor Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim announced this week that the kingdom plans to invest $4.5 billion USD in desalination and power projects over the next few
30 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corp.
20 Nov 2012 - 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
France, MARSEILLE — The World Water Council (WWC) on November 19 announced the appointment of Benedito Braga as the organization's new president, taking over from Loic Fauchon.
9 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Japan, OSAKA — Japan’s Water Group of Kansai-Asia Environmentaland Energy Saving Business Promotion Forum – known as “Team E- Kansai, Water Group” for short -- is exporting a range of wastewater treatment and oth
1 Nov 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HELSINKI, Finland — Finland’s government has declared its intention to scrutinize the role of Finnish engineering firm the Pöyry Group in the divisive Xayaburi Hydropower Project on the Mekong River in Laos.
26 Oct 2012 - 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — South Korean builder SK Engineering and Construction and state-run Korean Western Power have won a $1 billion USD contract to build and operate a hydropower plant in Laos, an official said on Octob
24 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASUNCION, Paraguay — Paraguayan authorities have announced new recovery efforts at Lake Ypacaraí, a month after they first announced environmental alerts at the National Heritage site.
22 Oct 2012 - 09:01 by Local Press Report
BANTEN (The Jakarta Post) — South Korea will disburse $100 million USD in loans to finance the development of the Karian reservoir in Banten, the Public Works Ministry says. Public Works Minister Djoko Kirmanto said in a
17 Oct 2012 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — The acid spill in Gumi, South Korea last month demonstrates the importance of preparing communities to cope with environmental emergencies, according to NGO Green Cross International.
South Korea Acid Spill Now Threatens Waterways, Government Declares Disaster Zone After 3,200 Injured
9 Oct 2012 - 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean government’s delayed response in dealing with the large hydrochloric acid spill that occurred on September 27 has allowed the toxic material to reach local streams, and threatens t
2 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean capital is installing rainwater collection tanks on city buildings and in other locations to control urban floods and provide decentralized supply to businesses and residents.
27 Sep 2012 - 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
South Korea, BUSAN — Sino-French Water Development Company Limited has been able to reduce carbon emissions by 31,000 tons annually by using dry sludge from its wastewater treatment plant as fuel in the China-Singapore
25 Sep 2012 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
South Korea, BUSAN — Innovative technology of the type used in mobile phones can help address global water and sanitation challenges, according to World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Manager JaehyangSo.
24 Sep 2012 - 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HONG KONG — Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent repor
24 Sep 2012 - 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — The Thai government has shortlisted seven companies to submit proposals to design and construct flood prevention projects under a $11 billion mega project.
20 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — Korea's antitrust regulator said on September 19 that it will shelve an internal probe launched to determine who leaked documents on bidding fraud in the $20 billion USD project to rehabilitate the
18 Sep 2012 - 08:31 by Local Press Report
BUSAN (Business Ghana) — Leading water professionals have gathered at the International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition to discuss the world's water issues in Busan, South Korea. The five-d
4 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — South Korea will provide Uzbekistan with an $80 million USD loan before the end of the year to improve drinking water supply in three provinces of the country, according to the communal services ag
24 Aug 2012 - 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is looking to the Korean government, rather than China, to obtain funding for the irrigation component of the Casecnan Multipurpose Irrigation and Power Project.
14 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Export-Import Bank of Korea Executive Director Sang-Wan Byun on August 9 signed a $207.88 million USD loan agreement for an irrigation project in the
8 Aug 2012 - 09:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is on alert over the rapid growth of algal blooms on big rivers and lakes that threatens to sabotage public health and drinking water.
20 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Agricultural projects in China that involve water conservancy measures and energy saving may see more government approvals in the second half of the year.
12 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is preparing to bid for a contract for a comprehensive water management project covering 25 rivers in Thailand.
6 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — The river restoration technology that supporters say has revived Korea's four major rivers could now be applied to El Harashi River in the Algerian capital, Algiers.
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
29 May 2012 - 08:08 by Local Press Report
SEOUL (Yonhap News Agency) — South Korea's state-run environment company has signed a preliminary deal with the eastern Chinese city of Hefei to help improve water quality and reduce wastewater in Chao Lake, one of the five la
24 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s controversial $18 billion USD project to revive the country’s four key rivers while fostering sustainable power and farming will be completed this year, according to the project’s e
1 May 2012 - 10:50 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — Full Story - The government is set to implement the second phase of the $266 million USD Jalaur River i