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  1. Thailand’s Premier Urges Irrigation, Water Management Reform

    25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand needs to reform irrigation and water resources management in order to effectively tackle the dual problems of flood and drought, according to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Prayut ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2015 - 09:28

  2. Sri Lankan Apparel Company Launches Initiative to Cut Water Use

    25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s leading apparel manufacturer, the Brandix Group, has launched an initiative to encourage its 30,000-plus employees to significantly cut down on water use in their workplaces. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2015 - 09:30

  3. Six Industries Expected to Be Hit Hard by Water Rationing in Taiwan

    25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The electronics, chemical, base metal, textile, petrochemical and pulp and paper industries are expected to be hardest hit when the Taiwanese government implements phase-two water rationing on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 11:31

  4. Indian Minister Says Bangladesh Will Get a Fair Share of Teesta River Water

    24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of India’s West Bengal state, this week assured Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina that an agreement would soon be reached on sharing the waters of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2015 - 09:36

  5. China to Provide 59 Million Rural Residents With Safe Drinking Water This Year

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In an effort to achieve its targets for the 2011-2015 term, China announced this weekend that it will provide an additional 58.67 million rural people with safe drinking water before the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  6. New Contaminated Water Leak Detected at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan A new leak of highly radioactive water has been detected at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, according to the plant’s operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO). The leak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  7. Low Water Levels in Russia’s Lake Baikal Threaten Angara River

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Low water levels in Lake Baikal could in turn affect the volume of water in the 1,779-kilometer long, Angara River, which drains the lake, the regional branch of Russia’s Federal Service for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  8. Pakistan Needs Better Sanitation Plans at Provincial Level: Minister

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan needs clear guidelines to develop District Sanitation Plans that identify priorities and navigate difficult choices on issues like hardware versus software investments and urban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  9. Thailand Approves $240 Million to Alleviate Worst Drought in Decade

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK,Thailand Thailand’s military-controlled government has approved nearly $240 million USD to combat the country’s worst drought in more than a decade, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  10. Basin-Wide Water Management Plans Needed in Himalayas: Experts

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Developing river basin management plans across all riparian states will be crucial to addressing growing water problems in the Himalayan region, experts said during a conference on water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  11. Two Indian States Promise Free Water to Citizens

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The decision by two Indian states to provide a set quantity of free drinking water to citizens has raised concerns among critics that it will drain government coffers and take money away from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  12. Cambodian Dam Opponent Faces Deportation

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia A Spanish environmental activist who has been a vocal opponent of a controversial dam project in western Cambodia is now facing deportation. In an interview this week with VOA Khmer, Alex ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  13. Pakistan Making “All-Out Effort” to Bring Water, Sanitation to Forefront: President

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain said his government is making an “all-out effort” to bring clean drinking water and safe sanitation access to the forefront of the nation’s political ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:12

  14. Russia’s Lake Baikal Threatened by Mongolian Hydropower Plants

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Russian government officials and environmentalists have petitioned the World Bank’s Inspection Panel to defer funding for a series of hydropower plants in Mongolia, out of concern that the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:35

  15. India’s Supreme Court to Hear Case Against Uttarakhand Hydropower Projects

    17 Feb 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on February 17th on the environmental consequences of six proposed hydropower projects in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:38

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