17 Apr 2012 - 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Pollution is rampant in Ho Chi Minh City’s waterways.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:10 by Local Press Report
HANOI (AsiaOne (Singapore)) — Vietnam’s energy authorities are fixing a leak at the biggest dam in the country’s central region, which could, if the problem were to get out of control, endanger thousands of people downstream,
28 Mar 2012 - 07:07 by Local Press Report
HANOI (VietnamNet Bridge) — Though having spent big sums of money of the state budget, relevant agencies have not done much to ease the water pollution and reduce the water loss level. According to Nguyen Hong Tien fro
14 Mar 2012 - 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
vientiane, laos — Tensions are rising again over the proposed Thai-funded Xayaburi Dam project in Laos.
5 Mar 2012 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
HANOI (VietnamNet Bridge) — In the thoughts of Vietnamese people, Vietnam has endless water resources.
5 Mar 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
HO CHI MINH CITY (Viet Nam News) — All canals in Ho Chi Minh City are heavily polluted by domestic and industrial wastewater, according to a newly issued report from the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
29 Feb 2012 - 08:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — The Tien River that runs through Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is severely polluted by human and industrial waste, authorities said.
28 Feb 2012 - 22:45 by Local Press Report
HANOI (VietnamNet Bridge) — “The rice bowl of Southeast Asia is severely under threat because of irrigation practices and inadequate river flows in the (Mekong) delta,” said Arjun Thapan, a senior ADB advisor on infrastructur
21 Feb 2012 - 23:06 by Local Press Report
HANOI (VietnamNet Bridge) — Vietnam has a dense network of rivers which accounts for about 2 percent of the total flow of the rivers in the world.
8 Feb 2012 - 09:46 by Local Press Report
HO CHI MINH CITY (VietnamNet Bridge) — Ho Chi Minh City is looking to use recycled wastewater for flushing toilets, watering plants, putting out fires and landscaping.
31 Jan 2012 - 11:25 by Local Press Report
HANOI (Dredging Today) — A consortium led by consultancy and engineering firm DHV won a consulting contract for the Mekong Delta Plan.
24 Jan 2012 - 10:36 by Local Press Report
HO CHI MINH CITY (SGGP (Vietnam)) — The governments of Australia, Denmark and the United Kingdom co-signed an agreement to provide $93 million USD to support the third phase of Vietnam’s National Target Program for Rural Water Supply
17 Jan 2012 - 11:24 by Local Press Report
HANOI (AsiaOne) — Vietnam launched the first working session of its new National Committee on Climate Change last week. The committee was established only two days earlier.
20 Dec 2011 - 14:18 by Local Press Report
washington, dc (Asia Pulse) — Vietnam is using a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for preparatory work for the Tam Ky Wastewater Sub-project under the Vietnam Urban Water Supply and Wastewater Project
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
6 Dec 2011 - 10:49 by Local Press Report
HO CHI MINH CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The three-day International Water Supply, Sanitation, Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Purification Technology Show (VIETWATER 2011), opened on November 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.
29 Nov 2011 - 15:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HONG KONG — Wastewater treatment company Ronser Bio-Tech Sdn Bhd won two contracts from Hong Kong-based TAL Group to design and supply wastewater treatment systems for two of its textile mills in China.
8 Nov 2011 - 14:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Exploitation of water and other natural resources threatens sustainable development globally and could worsen poverty in the least-developed nations of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, the Unit
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.
1 Nov 2011 - 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Ho Chi Minh City is poised to upgrade management of its water resources and efficiency of its water supply system to ensure there is enough water for its growing population and economy.
1 Nov 2011 - 10:16 by Local Press Report
KITAKYUSHU (Japan Times) — Japan’s Kitakyushu municipal government will provide a water supply management system to the northern Vietnamese city of Hai Phong.
25 Oct 2011 - 22:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Southeast Asian countries must find the answer to swelling daily sewage and industrial wastewater, experts warn.
25 Oct 2011 - 12:26 by Local Press Report
HO CHI MINH CITY (Saigon GP-Daily (Vietnam)) — Ho Chi Minh City’s water is of poor quality, according to Nguyen Van Hong, deputy director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in Ho Chi Minh City.
18 Oct 2011 - 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — The Thai Tuan Group Corporation has been fined about $12,000 USD for contaminating the ecosystem, Vietnam’s Environmental Police Department said.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
vientiane (Times Live (South Africa)) — The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has opened an office in Vientiane to study the effects of climate change on Laos and the region.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:39 by Local Press Report
SEOUL (The Korea Herald) — Residents who had opposed the government’s four rivers restoration project are becoming more supportive of the program after they see improvements in watercourses, including the country’s four majo
11 Oct 2011 - 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, HYDERABAD — Hyderabad-based infrastructure company Ramky Infrastructure 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
11 Oct 2011 - 08:59 by Local Press Report
HANOI (VNA (Vietnam)) — Vietnam and the Netherlands agreed to increase cooperation in five prioritized areas during the visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the Netherlands from Sepember 27-October 1.
11 Oct 2011 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
HANOI (SGGP (Vietnam)) — Vietnam’s National Assembly discussed amendments to the country’s law on use of water resources by individuals and organizations during the third session of the National Assembly Standing Committee
4 Oct 2011 - 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Authorities in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Ninh have endorsed a plan to tackle pollution triggered by the Phong Khe paper craft village.
4 Oct 2011 - 09:14 by Local Press Report
HYDERABAD (The Hindu (India)) — Ramky International Private Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd.
27 Sep 2011 - 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Vietnam’s Environmental Protection Law needs to be overhauled, experts say.
Experts quoted by VietNamNet Bridge last week portrayed the law as unworkable.
27 Sep 2011 - 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Water recycling is under scrutiny from experts and enterprises in Vietnam as the possible answer to natural resources problems, according to Dr.
26 Sep 2011 - 23:22 by Local Press Report
VANTAA (Pöyry Group (Press Release)) — The water and environment business group of Finland’s Pöyry has won a $4.7 million USD contract for wastewater disposal and solid waste management for four provincial towns in Vietnam.
13 Sep 2011 - 09:24 by Local Press Report
HELSINKI (Pöyry Plc (Press Release)) — Pöyry Plc’s Water & Environment business group won a contract for wastewater disposal and solid waste management in four provincial towns in Vietnam.
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
30 Aug 2011 - 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Vietnam, DANANG — Wastewater treatment stations established to lower pollution are actually causing environmental pollution in Danang, a South Central Vietnamese port on the coast of the South China Sea at the mou