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  1. World Bank to Lend Punjab $41 Million for Small Dam Construction

    9 Apr 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The World Bank is providing a $41 million USD loan to the Irrigation Department in Pakistan’s Punjab Province to build more small dams and upgrade existing ones in the Pothohar region, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2015 - 10:12

  2. Head of Malaysia’s Selangor State Blames Predecessor for “Weak” Water Restructuring Deal

    8 Apr 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Selangor Mentri Besar (Chief Minister) Azmin Ali this week criticized his predecessor, Khalid Ibrahim, for signing a “weak” state water sector restructuring agreement with the federal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 11:03

  3. Japan Considers Evaporation, Storage of Radioactive Water at Fukushima

    8 Apr 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report TOKYO Reuters Japan is considering evaporating or storing underground tritium-laced water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant as an alternative to releasing it into the ocean, Tokyo Electric Power Co's ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:49

  4. Taiwan Could Expand Strictest Rationing to More Areas

    8 Apr 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Central Emergency Operation Center will decide this week whether to extend phase-three water rationing-- the strictest rationing regime, which includes rolling blackouts-- in Tainan and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 10:07

  5. Chinese Police Arrest Dozens in Inner Mongolia Pollution Protests

    7 Apr 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAQINTALA, China Dozens of ethnic Mongolian protesters were arrested this week after clashing with 2,000 Chinese riot police near Daqintala village in Naiman Banner (county) in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2015 - 10:18

  6. Pakistani Chambers of Commerce Eye Investment in Dam Projects

    7 Apr 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan A number of Pakistan’s Chambers of Commerce and Industry hare interested in investing in mega dam projects in the country, Muhammad Suleiman, chairman of the Sindh-Taas Water Council of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2015 - 10:18

  7. K-Water to Start Rehabilitation of Philippine’s Angat Dam in June

    6 Apr 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Korea Water Resources Corp (K-Water) will begin rehabilitation work on the Philippines' Angat Dam in June, the Philippine Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2015 - 10:11

  8. Pakistan Approves $94 Million Harpo Hydropower Project

    6 Apr 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Central Development Working Party last week gave approval for the $94 million USD, 34.5-megawatt Harpo Hydropower project on the Harpo River, a left tributary of the Indus, in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2015 - 10:11

  9. NGOs Call on Lenders to Admit Problems With Laotian Dam

    3 Apr 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand A group of NGOs-- including International Rivers, Mekong Watch, CEE Bankwatch, Both ENDS, Focus on the Global South, and NGO Forum on the ADB (Asian development Bank)  -- are calling on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/03/2015 - 10:17

  10. Selangor Given Until April 30th to Respond to Government Restructuring Offer

    3 Apr 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia’s Selangor state has until April 30th to respond to the government’s water industry restructuring offer, Energy, Green, Technology and Water Minister Maximus Ongkili said on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/03/2015 - 10:17

  11. Vietnamese People Lack Water Despite Abundant Resources

    2 Apr 2015- 11:00 by Local Press Report HANOI VietNam.Net Bridge Vietnam is listed among the countries rich in water natural resources. There are 3,450 rivers and streams in Vietnamese territories with 108 river basins, including 13 large rivers... ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2015 - 11:00

  12. K-Water Protests $12.7 Million Tax Bill

    2 Apr 2015- 10:54 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Times Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water) is protesting the tax agency's imposition of a 14 billion won ($12.7 million) tax bill on subsidies it received in 2010. Corporate Risk Investment ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2015 - 10:54

  13. Taiwan Could Face Power Shortages Due to Drought

    2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Power Co. or Taipower, warned this week that Taiwan could face electricity shortages due to ongoing drought conditions, which have affected hydropower production, as well as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2015 - 11:07

  14. China to Launch 27 Major Water Conservation Projects in 2015

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government plans to carry out 27 major water conservation projects in 2015, to help meet growing water demand and support economic growth, according to Jiao Yong, deputy head of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  15. Maynilad Takes Rate Dispute to Singapore Arbitration Panel

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Maynilad Water Services Inc., one of the two private water concessionaires operating in the Philippine capital, announced this week that it is taking its dispute with the Metropolitan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:03

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