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4 May 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Antara News Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla affirmed that priority should be given to providing clean water connections to low-income families to reduce their living costs. The government has set a target to ...
Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:53
4 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Xinhua A three-day supply of food aid has reached more than 65,000 people in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16. The UN Children's Fund ...
Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:55
Professor Gabriel Eckstein to Chair International Scientific Committee of the XVI World Water Congress
4 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report FORT WORTH, TX PR Newswire Given the impact of his research and scholarship, amassed over a twenty-year career as a lawyer and educator, Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Gabriel Eckstein was recently ...
Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:57
4 May 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard People living along River Athi were yesterday warned against using its water which has turned green due to pollution. Area leaders, who included Yatta MP Francis Mwangangi and Machakos Minority ...
Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 09:01
4 May 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Arutz Sheva Gaza’s ongoing sewage problem is getting worse, experts warn, and the consequences could have direct impact on the lives of Israelis. Disasters Environment Health Innovation, Infrastructure & ...
Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 09:02
4 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PETALING JAYA, Malaysia Malaysian Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar on May 3rd announced additional restrictions on and enforcement of measures to regulate water extraction. ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 10:03
Brazilian Prosecutors File $44 Billion Lawsuit Against Vale, BHP Billiton Over Tailings Dam Disaster
4 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazilian prosecutors this week filed a $44 billion USD civil lawsuit against miners Vale and BHP Billiton and their joint venture, Samarco, over the deadly tailings dam burst at Samarco’s iron ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 10:03
3 May 2016- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The Middle East and North Africa could become uninhabitable by the end of this century due to rising temperatures, creating to a significant increase in climate refugees from the region, ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 12:02
3 May 2016- 11:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The Rio de Janeiro mayor’s office said this week that routine monitoring had detected wastewater leaks into the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, planned site of Olympic rowing and canoeing ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 11:28
3 May 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 3 rd urged government authorities, the military and charitable organizations to continue providing assistance to those affected by the country’s ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 11:08
3 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIBERIA, Costa Rica Researchers from the University of Costa Rica and the National University are carrying out a study to determine whether the Guanacaste River is contaminated with antibiotics. They are ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 10:12
3 May 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists was reported over the weekend near the Svitlodarsk reservoir, between the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. One ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 10:13
3 May 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAIA MARE, Romania The mayor of Baia Mare, capital of Romania’s Maramureș County, has proposed a 60 percent reduction in water and sewer rates for low-income families, effective this month. Under Mayor Cătălin ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2016 - 10:22
3 May 2016- 08:33 by Local Press Report TALAS European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Municipal Enterprise “Taza-Suu” of Talas City hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank ...
Local Press Report - 05/03/2016 - 08:33
3 May 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BILWI Training Journal WaterAid and its partner AMEC (Aerobombas de Macate, meaning ‘Windpumps and Ropepumps’) have set up a practical scheme training students to become skilled young entrepreneurs in the field of ...
Local Press Report - 05/03/2016 - 08:40