5 Mar 2013 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Philstar.com) — Two lawyers filed on Tuesday a $16.7 million USD plunder case against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her son, Camarines Sur 2nd District Rep.
20 Feb 2013 - 10:36 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Japan Daily Press) — Japanese trading houses, always known to be major players in global issues such as energy and commodities, have recently stepped up acquisitions in the global water industry.
1 Feb 2013 - 08:44 by Local Press Report
SAN JOSE (SciDevNet) — Costa Rican researchers are pioneering 'aquatic agriculture' — the method of growing crops on freshwater lakes and reservoirs — to boost food security in the developing world. The technique
19 Oct 2012 - 09:00 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Business Inquirer) — Manila Water Company Inc., a unit of the Ayala group, will further expand its presence in Asia, starting with its acquisition of a majority stake in Jakarta’s water supply concessionaire. In
8 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Several groups in the Philippines, including Pamalakaya and the Save Laguna Lake Movement, last week accused the Laguna Lake Development Authority in Luzon of working to transform the 90,000-hectar
18 Sep 2012 - 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Environmental activists, spearheaded by international advocacy group Greenpeace, on September 13 asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to produce a contamination disclosure syst
10 Sep 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
BALI (Xinhua) — Fourteen governments from East Asia and the Pacific kicked off the 3rd East Ministerial Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene in Bali on Monday in a bid to achieve the ultimate goal of universal s
30 Aug 2012 - 09:31 by Local Press Report
MANILA (The Manila Times) — Manila Water Co.
27 Aug 2012 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Manila Bulletin) — China begun building sewage and waste disposal facilities on a disputed South China Sea (West Philippines Sea) island, state media said Monday, a move likely to stoke a growing territorial row with
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
18 May 2012 - 10:40 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Standard (Philippines)) — The World Bank has approved a $275-million loan to finance the construction of wastewater treatment facilities in several catchment areas of Metro Manila that will help improve Manila Bay’s water
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
15 Nov 2010 - 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Philippines, BUTUAN CITY — The Development Bank of the Philippines last week signed a contract with the Butuan City Water District for a loan of more than $12.5 million USD to buy out Butuan's existing loan with the Local
15 Nov 2010 - 20:59 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System-Regulator Office (MWSS-RO) agreed to review the increase in water service charges in Metro Manila.
27 Sep 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Bulletin) — Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile is calling for an investigation of an alleged $17 million USD advance collection from consumers by the Manila Water Company Inc. (MWCI).
13 Sep 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA (OMANews.TV (Philippines)) — In spite of recent rains, water levels at three major dams in Luzon are critical. Water levels at Angat Dam, which supplies 97 percent of Metro Manila's water needs, were 173.48 meters last week,
23 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (The Philippine Star) — The National Water and Resources Board (NWRB) ordered the closure of the Philippine Sports Commission's (PSC) deep well project to handle the water needs of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.
9 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo pressured Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewage System (MWSS) officials to accept a 15year extension of the concession contracts
14 Jun 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) of the Philippines announced a delay in completion of the World Bank-sponsored Manila Third Sewerage Project.
19 Apr 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Exporters Confederation (Philexport) called on the national government to address the water supply crisis in Metro Manila, asking lawmakers to develop a strategy to cope
1 Mar 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (The Philippine Star) — Senator Loren Legarda is calling on the government and the private sector to develop a long-term plan to promote and develop a national water resource management system. "While I am calling for a
22 Feb 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroya on February 19 announced the issue of Administrative Order 278 that ordered the adoption of "urgent and decisive measures" to combat water shortages.
15 Feb 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
Philippines, CEBU (The Philippine Star) — The Department oj Tourism has launched a comprehensive injrastructure program on Boracay Island and other island destinations. Among other things, the project will provide ample water
18 Jan 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Three major water agencies submitted a written request to the Philippines government-owned National Water Resources Board (NWRB) requesting that a task force be set up to discuss ways to
4 Jan 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (The Manila Times (Philippines)) — Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) approved the Metropolitan Waterworks Sewerage System's (MWSS) plan to borrow funds from the Export- Import Bank of China to finance a project aimed to secure Metro
14 Dec 2009 - 20:59 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — British Ambassador to the Philippines Stephen Lillie is calling for more partnerships in clean technology, particularly water resources management, involving Philippine and British firms.
16 Nov 2009 - 20:59 by Local Press Report
MANILA (OMANews.TV (Philippines)) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) fined state-run Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and concessionaires Manila Water Co. Inc.
28 Sep 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (The Philippine Inquirer) — Metro Manila water concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad owe the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) years' worth of fines for contributing to pollution in Manila Bay by faili
20 Jul 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
CAGAYAN DE ORO (American Chronicle) — Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Constantino G. Jarauala is calling for action to prevent depletion of the city's aquifers. The city government plans to build a 1,000 cubic meter
13 Jul 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (GMANews.TV) — Manila Water Co. Inc. will take over the Boracay water system next month. Boracay Island Water System will invest up to $25 million USD in the next three years to expand water supply capacity
8 Jun 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government has decided to come down hard on polluters of Manila Bay. In a recent initiative, it has issued notices of violation to 96 companies
27 Apr 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — I he Philippine government has initially agreed to extend the concession agreement with Manila Water Co. by 15 years, prolonging the contract that originally expires in 2022 up to 2037.
12 Jan 2009 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
CEBU CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Pilipinas Water Resources Inc. (PWRI), the Cebu-based bulk water supplier and potable water service provider, plans to extend service to areas of Manila, Palawan and Mindanao, according to company
18 Nov 2008 - 00:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Manila Water Company is spending some $20 million USD to improve water supply in Boracay, a major tourist destination in the Philippines.
15 Sep 2008 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — T he Philippine government has granted emergency loans to 10 water districts in Visayas, which was hit hard by typhoon "Frank" on June 20.
7 Jul 2008 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines Environmental and Natural Resources Secretary, Li to Atienza, has invited foreign investors to put money in the country's water sector.
30 Jun 2008 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA (The Philippine Inquirer) — President Gloria MacapagalArroyo has ordered the Bureau of Fire Protection to provide potable water for victims of hurricane "Frank,' according to National Disaster Coordinating Council Executive Di
23 Jun 2008 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA (GMANews.TV) — Manila Water and Maynilad plan to increase water rates, with the increases seen by consumers on July water bills. Each of the concessionaires will add less than $0.01 USD
23 Jun 2008 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — President Gloria Arroyo has called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and local fishermen to clean up Laguna de Bay. "Only by working together with its principal stakeholders