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  1. Poor Sanitation Hinders Indonesia’s Growth Potential: World Bank

    31 Oct 2013- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Lack of adequate sanitation services in Indonesia negatively impact the nation’s economic growth potential, the World Bank said this week. The bank’s latest review the country’s urban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2013 - 10:23

  2. Cost of Protecting Against Climate Change Much Smaller Than Cost of Damage in East Asia: ADB

    18 Oct 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Climate change in East Asia is expected to cause rising sea levels, more severe storms that will increase flooding and more intense droughts, putting some 12 million people from 23 cities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2013 - 10:37

  3. World Bank Water Partnership Program Releases Progress Report

    27 Aug 2013- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank last week released a progress report on the first phase of its Water Partnership Program (WPP), a trust fund supported by the governments of the Netherlands, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2013 - 11:40

  4. Market for Ultrapure Water to Reach $4.4 Billion by 2014

    16 Jul 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report NORTHFIELD IL Water World A new study by the McIlvaine Company in their publication, "Ultrapure Water World Markets," reveals that suppliers of ultrapure water technologies will generate revenues of $4.4 ...

    Local Press Report - 07/16/2013 - 10:04

  5. Infrastructure A Pressing Issue in Latin America

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    Local Press Report - 03/18/2013 - 09:51

  6. Asia-Pacific Region Lacks Water Security: ADB

    A new joint study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) warns that over 75 percent of the countries in the Asia-Pacific region have a serious lack of water security, with many facing an imminent crisis unless steps ...

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

  7. Taiwan to Require Chemical Registration to Better Control Pollution

    1 Mar 2013- 09:25 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan News Channel Taiwan can achieve better control of the toxic substances discharged by high polluting industries if local companies are required to register the toxic chemicals they use in ...

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

  8. ADB Lends China $200 Million for Food Security Project

    21 Nov 2012- 09:56 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $200 million USD loan to improve crop output and farming productivity in some of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) most important ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2012 - 09:59

  9. Asian Nations Must Focus on Green Growth; ADB

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    Local Press Report - 11/20/2012 - 10:22

  10. World Bank Approves $245 Million USD Aid Package to Myanmar, First in 25 Years

    The World Bank last week approved a $245 million USD aid package-- $80 million USD as a grant and $165 million as a no-interest loan-- for support to Myanmar’s reform efforts. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  11. ADB Provides China $600 Million USD for Green Projects

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    Local Press Report - 09/27/2012 - 10:13

  12. IFC Invests in China Desal Sector

    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. ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2012 - 09:49

  13. Indonesia Needs $5.9 Billion USD to Improve Sanitation, Clean Water Access: Health Minister

    Indonesia will need $5.9 billion USD in funding through 2020 to build water and sanitation infrastructure and improve access in the country, Indonesian Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi has said. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2012 - 09:58

  14. Bali Hosts Third East Asian Sanitation Conference

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:31

  15. Local Chinese Governments to Tax Water Resources

    12 Apr 2012- 13:34 by Local Press Report BEIJING China Daily Full Story- Local governments in China plan to include water resources into taxation, starting a new round of speedier reforms on resource tax, an official from Gansu Local Taxation Bureau said. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:23

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