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  1. ADB, 18 Other Banks to Lend China $100 Million to Improve Water Access

    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 China’s small and medium-size cities. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  2. MWSS to Finish Rate Rebasing Process by July 1

    The Philippines’ Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), the government agency that oversees the water system in the capital region and surrounding areas, has vowed to complete a review and rebasing of water rates charged by its two private ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2013 - 09:52

  3. Philippines’ MWSS Explores Options for Funding New Centennial Water Project

    The Philippines’ Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), with the assistance of a group of consultants led by the Rebel Group International BV of Netherlands, is exploring several options to finance the building of a new major water supply ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  4. ADB Extends Two Grants to Thailand for Water, Flood Management

    25 Jan 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report MANILA The Nation (Thailand) The Asian Development Bank is providing two technical assistance grants to facilitate water and flood management and also railroad accounting and financial management. "Integrated ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2013 - 10:03

  5. World Bank Rates Philippines’ New Sewerage Project Only “Moderately Satisfactory”

    The World Bank’s evaluation group gave a rating of only “moderately satisfactory” to a sewerage project completed last year in Metro Manila, the Philippine capital, which the lender funded with a $64-million loan approved in 2005. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  6. Manila to Revise Scope of Angat Dam Rehabilitation

    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 major project to repair and strengthen 44-year old Angat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2013 - 09:56

  7. Philippine's Largest Gold Miner Ordered to Pay Environmental Degradation Fine

    The Philippine government this week rejected a petition to waive the record $25.2 million USD fine for Philex Mining, the Philippines largest gold miner. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2013 - 19:11

  8. Uptick in Philippine Economy Paves Way for More Flood Control and Irrigation Projects

    Economists said the Philippine economy is expected to further expand by 7.5 to 8 percent this year on the back of heavy election spending, increased infrastructure projects, robust consumer and service sectors, stronger tourism and the gaming industry. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2013 - 10:06

  9. Philippine Lawmaker Urges Restraint on State Water Agency’s Rate Adjustments

    A Philippine lawmaker is urging the government to rein in the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System's (MWSS) authority to approve water rate adjustments for its private-sector partners. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2013 - 09:22

  10. Marubeni to Complete 20 Percent Purchase of Maynilad

    Japan-based Marubeni Corp. is expected to finalize a deal to purchase 20 percent of Philippine company Maynilad Water Services Inc. this month, the company announced last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2013 - 09:40

  11. Legazpi City Water Supply Still Undrinkable After Maynilad Takeover

    Water supplied to Legazpi City, in Metro Manila is still unfit for drinking even after the takeover by new operator Maynilad Water Services Inc., officials said on December 10. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2013 - 20:17

  12. Philippines Starts Assessing Damages From Last Week’s Killer Typhoon

    The Philippines has just started clean-up efforts in the wake of the last week’s devastating Typhoon Pablo (Bopha), which hit the country’s southernmost island of Mindanao, causing widespread death and destruction. On December 10, both UN and Red Cross ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  13. Typhoon Pablo Leaves 420 Dead in Philippines, Damaging Infrastructure and Contaminating Freshwater Supply

    Typhoon Pablo (international name Bopha) weakened into a tropical storm on November 6, as it continued to move out of Philippine territory into the South China Sea. However, it leveled parts of the large southern island of Mindanao after making landfall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2012 - 10:30

  14. Philippine National Irrigation Administration Under Fire Over Privatization Deal

    The Philippine National Irrigation Administration (NIA) is facing a possible investigation of its moves to privatize the operations of its Baligatan mini-hydropower plant in Ramon, Isabela. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2012 - 09:21

  15. Philippine Officials to Probe Philex Mining Disaster

    The Philippine’ House committee on Natural Resources is launcing an investigation into the Philex Mining Corp.'s mine tailing spills last August. Rep. Neri Javier Colmenares filed a House Resolution on the matter on December 1. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2012 - 09:50

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