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  1. Report Finds Ecstasy, Other Drugs in Taiwan’s Rivers

    16 Jan 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Rivers in southern Taiwan contain detectable levels of the recreational drug MDMA, also known as ecstasy, as well as other "emerging contaminants," according to a paper published this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2015 - 13:24

  2. India to Move Ahead With River-Linking Despite Opposition: Minister

    15 Jan 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government will move ahead with its plans to link rivers all across the country, despite concerns from environmentalists, according to federal Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2015 - 10:46

  3. China Plans to Fight Water Shortages With Artificial Weather Program

    14 Jan 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China this week announced plans to fight water shortages in the country through an “artificial weather” program that will produce some 60 billion cubic meters of additional rain each year by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 10:38

  4. Taiwanese Farmers Protest New Irrigation Cuts

    14 Jan 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan A small group of farmers, led by the Taiwan Rural Front, demonstrated in front of the Executive Yuan offices in Taipei this week to protest new cuts to irrigation water supply. Last month, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 10:38

  5. China’s Massive Water Transfer Project Will Not Reduce Water Stress: Study

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will likely experience further water stress despite efforts to improve supply through the massive South-to-North Water diversion project, according to new research from the UK-based ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

  6. India Plans River-Linking Project With Nepal

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s massive river-linking plans include connecting the Yamuna River in northern India to the Sharda River in Nepal, according to Indian federal Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

  7. Sri Lanka Investigates Drying Wells in Central Province

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Center is investigating the sudden drying up of wells in villages in the Badulla district in the country’s Central Province. A joint committee comprising ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

  8. Tibetan Glaciers Could Shrink Another 30 Percent in Next 35 Years: Study

    12 Jan 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Tibetan Plateau, where temperatures have increased twice as fast as most other places on earth over the past 50 years, will continue to feel the effects of global warming, and could see ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2015 - 10:34

  9. Madhya Pradesh High Court Stays Water System Handover in Khandwa

    12 Jan 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JABALPUR, India The High Court of India’s Madhya Pradesh state last week stayed the planned handover of water supply services in the town of Khandwa to a private company, Vishwa Infrastructure and Services ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2015 - 10:34

  10. Thai Government Announces $28 Billion Water Management Plan

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's military-led government this week announced a new 10-year national water management plan, worth some $28 billion USD-- almost triple the amount of investment for water and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  11. India’s Water Minister Seeks to Promote River-Linking Projects

    8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga (Ganges River) Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti said this week that the central government’s plans to link many of the nation’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2015 - 11:02

  12. China Grants Social Groups More Power to Sue Environmental Violators

    8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese NGOs will now have more power to sue environmental violators, thanks to new rules that go into force this week. There are over 700 registered environmental protection groups in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2015 - 11:26

  13. Cambodia Announces Opposition to Laos’ Mekong Dam

    7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The Cambodian government this week finalized its opposition to Laos’ proposed Don Sahong Dam on the Mekong River. “Everybody strongly opposes the project,” the Phnom Penh Post quoted ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 10:41

  14. Bangladesh Reopens Sundarbans Shipping Route Less Than a Month After Fuel Spill

    7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government announced this week that it would reopen the Shela River route through the Sundarbans delta to traffic, less than a month after a major oil spill in the area and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 11:14

  15. Citizens Outraged by Evidence of Sewage Water Flowing Into China’s Yangtze River

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese citizens expressed outrage this week after footage of sewage water flowing into one of the country’s most important waterways, the Yangtze River, went viral. China News Agency reported ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 11:15

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