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  1. Bahrain-Based Bank Eyes Water Projects in Pakistan

    24 Apr 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Bahrain-based Al Baraka Islamic Bank is looking to invest in water projects in Pakistan, a Pakistani Finance Ministry official told OOSKAnews this week. The official said that during an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2015 - 10:50

  2. Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam Offers Opportunity for Collaboration: Report

    23 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States Ethiopia’s $4.2 billion USD, 6,000-megawatt Grand Renaissance Dam project offers an opportunity for cooperation among Eastern Nile Basin countries, according to a report released this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2015 - 11:16

  3. Maynilad Rejects Proposed Rate Increase; Manila Water Seeks Government Compensation

    23 Apr 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Maynilad Water Services Inc., one of the two water concessionaires providing services in the Philippine capital, this week rejected the rate increase proposed by the Metropolitan Waterworks ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2015 - 10:44

  4. One Person Killed in Protests Against Peru’s Tia Maria Copper Mine

    23 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru One man has died and many more people have been injured in the latest round of protests against Southern Copper’s $1.4 billion USD Tia Maria mine in southern Peru’s Arequipa region, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2015 - 10:22

  5. Attack on Oxfam Facility in Yemen May Violate Laws of War: Human Rights Watch

    23 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The April 18th airstrike by Saudi-led coalition forces that targeted an Oxfam warehouse in northern Yemen’s Saada governorate may violate the laws of war, international rights watchdog Human ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2015 - 10:05

  6. Chilean Court Says Antofagasta Tailings Dam Is Safe

    23 Apr 2015- 09:21 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A Chilean court ruled on Wednesday that the tailings dam for Antofagasta Minerals' flagship Los Pelambres copper mine is safe, though a separate appeal has not yet been decided on a judge' ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:21

  7. Study: Participation Key to Water Governance in Glacier Regions

    23 Apr 2015- 09:18 by Local Press Report REGINA, SK Glacier Hub To conserve dwindling water resources, government policies will need to ensure that communities which live near main water sources are involved in water management, according to a new study ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:18

  8. Ecuador Inaugurates Maravillas Dam

    23 Apr 2015- 09:11 by Local Press Report QUITO ECNS Ecuador inaugurated a dam built by a Chinese construction company on the left bank of the Bulubulu River, local media reported Tuesday. The Maravillas dam, carried out by China Gezhouba Group Corporation ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:11

  9. Miner Rio Tinto Aims to Resolve Conflicts, Water Problems in Mongolia

    23 Apr 2015- 09:08 by Local Press Report DALANZADGAD Reuters Rio Tinto committed on Wednesday to spending $5 million a year to help resolve conflicts with nomadic herders and water problems that have stoked political opposition to the expansion of a huge ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:09

  10. China Avoids Financing Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam

    23 Apr 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg China’s $45 billion push into Pakistan is skirting one of the Indian subcontinent’s most dangerous flashpoints. The proposed 4,500-megawatt Diamer Bhasha hydropower plant would eliminate about ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:06

  11. Health Minister: Nile Water Safe to Drink

    23 Apr 2015- 09:07 by Local Press Report QENA Daily News Egypt Following the sinking of a boat with 500 tons of phosphate in Qena, Health Minister Adel Edawy stated Wednesday that based on a number of samples, the phosphorus levels in the Nile water does ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:07

  12. Chichibu Hikes Rates to Cover Water Main Repairs

    23 Apr 2015- 09:03 by Local Press Report CHICHIBU Japan Times The Chichibu Municipal Government in Saitama Prefecture carried out an average 17.5 percent increase in water rates recently. The steep increase is the the first in 30 years and is crucial to ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:03

  13. Philippines' NEDA Pushes for Eco-Efficient Water Infrastructure

    23 Apr 2015- 09:02 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Times The country’s top economic planning body urged relevant and water-related agencies of the government to adopt the eco-efficient water infrastructure (EEWIN) concept in their proposed projects ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:02

  14. Nestle India Plans 145 New Water, Sanitation Projects This Year

    23 Apr 2015- 08:59 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI SME Times Having spent around $5 million last year under its "Nestle in Society Initiatives" campaign, Nestle India plans to execute 145 new projects related to water and sanitation in 2015. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 08:59

  15. Water Restored to Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province

    23 Apr 2015- 08:58 by Local Press Report DAMMAM Saudi Gazette Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) reported on Thursday that technical problems due to the failure of electric transformers last week at Jubail desalination plant have now been fixed. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 08:58

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