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  1. Humanitarian Aid Appeal for Yemen Only 16 Percent Funded: UN

    18 May 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations’ $1.8 billion USD humanitarian aid appeal for Yemen is only 16 percent funded, the UN director of humanitarian operation in Yemen said this week. John Ging told a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:30

  2. Water Levels Rising in Lake Baikal

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, have started rising after dropping for more than a year-and-a-half and hitting record lows earlier this month, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

  3. Panama Tenders $112 Million Veraguas Sanitation Project

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The Panamanian government on May 17th officially opened the bids submissions for a $112 million USD wastewater system design and construction in Santiago Veraguas province. Bidders for the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

  4. China Everbright Wins $44 Million Qingdao Wastewater Treatment Contract

    18 May 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The Edge Markets China Everbright Water has secured the Qingdao waste water treatment upgrading project at the Maidao Plant worth RMB 208 million ($43.7 million). Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:22

  5. Jordan Inaugurates Water Supply Projects in Northern Badia

    18 May 2016- 08:31 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem Al Nasser, Tuesday, inaugurated a number of main pumping stations which supply water to the northern Badia region. Access Development Aid Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:31

  6. Bekaa Water Authority Workers Protest

    18 May 2016- 08:30 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star The Bekaa Water Authority contract workers Tuesday protested for the second day in a row outside the company's headquarters in east Lebanon to demand their full-time employment. Social Issues ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:30

  7. Drought Drives Up Pork Prices in Thailand

    18 May 2016- 08:29 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Black Sea Grain Surachai Sutthitham, President of the Swine Raisers Association of Thailand, has reported that pork prices have recently risen due to the drought in Thailand. Live pig prices are currently ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:29

  8. North Korea Water Releases Cause Flood in Gyeonggi

    18 May 2016- 08:27 by Local Press Report PAJU Korea JoongAng Daily Residents in border areas in Gyeonggi saw an unexpected flood Monday night apparently because North Korea’s unannounced release of water from its border-area dam increased the inflow of ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:28

  9. Israel's Netafim Opens First Plant in China

    18 May 2016- 08:24 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post Netafim has announced the inauguration of its plant in Yinchuan, the capital of the northwestern Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The company has invested over NIS 20 million, which has begun ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:26

  10. Drinking Water in Some Parts of Kyrgyzstan Does Not Meet Standards

    18 May 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency The quality of drinking water in some regions of Kyrgyzstan does not meet standards. This is stated in the Ombudsman's report on the observance of the rights and freedoms of a person ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:16

  11. Gold Mining Threatens Peru's Malinowski River

    18 May 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report TAMBOPATA Mongabay Gold mining is encroaching along the Malinowski River into Tambopata National Reserve, a protected area in southern Peru. Researchers have been tracking deforestation associated with the illegal ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:39

  12. Pipeline Breakdown Leaves Cienfuegos Without Water

    18 May 2016- 08:13 by Local Press Report CIENFUEGOS InCubaToday Infrastructure problems affect one of the most important cities in Cuba. However, breaks are frequent, leaving various areas of the city without water service. It is estimated that replacing ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:13

  13. Mango Production Down in Oaxaca Due to Drought

    18 May 2016- 08:10 by Local Press Report OAXACA Fresh Plaza The president of the Oaxaca's Mango Product System Council, Roberto Nivon Velasquez, said that the producers of San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Reforma de Pineda, San ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:10

  14. India Will Need $5 Billion Investment for Treated Water at Power Plants

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian power plants will need to invest some $5 billion USD over the next three years to comply with the government's directive to use treated water for their operations, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

  15. UNDP, Japan to Restore Water Supply Facilities in Eastern Ukraine

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), with the support of the Japanese government, is working to restore and upgrade five water supply facilities in Eastern Ukraine, including the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

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