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  1. 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

  2. China to Launch New Water Pollution Action Plan

    1 Apr 2015- 10:14 by Local Press Report BEIJING Reuters China is to launch an action plan to protect the quality of its scarce water resources after years of rapid economic growth that have left much of its water supply too polluted for human consumption ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2015 - 10:14

  3. China Shuts Down Golf Courses to Conserve Water

    30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities have closed down 66 golf courses that were built in violation of a 10-year-old ban on new course construction, the National Development and Reform Commission announced this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2015 - 10:56

  4. Kenya Courts Chinese Investment in Water, Energy Projects

    27 Mar 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (of Kenya) (CORD), Leader Raila Odinga has appealed to Chinese firms involved in water and energy sectors to explore investments in solar power and water ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:41

  5. China to Release New Water Pollution Action Plan

    25 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will release its new Water Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan next month, Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining said this week. The "Action Plan for Treating and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2015 - 10:41

  6. France, Germany, UK Sign on to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    18 Mar 2015- 11:11 by Local Press Report BEIJING Al Jazeera France, Germany and Italy on Tuesday joined the U.K. in signing onto the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), brushing off Washington's reservations about the burgeoning ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2015 - 11:11

  7. China Targets Zero Growth of Polluting Chemical Fertilizers by 2020

    18 Mar 2015- 11:07 by Local Press Report BEIJING South China Morning Post The world’s top producer of rice and wheat is targeting zero growth in the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides by 2020 to avoid further contamination of its farmland. Wide ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2015 - 11:07

  8. PetroChina Blamed for Lanzhou Water Contamination

    17 Mar 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report BEIJING Wall Street Journal A report on the contamination of drinking water in a Chinese industrial city last year faults a subsidiary of PetroChina Co. for causing the pollution and recommends the oil giant pay ...

    Local Press Report - 03/17/2015 - 10:00

  9. Beijing to Restrict Population to Ease Pressure on Resources

    6 Mar 2015- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In order to ease pressure on already strained resources, the Chinese capital, Beijing, is looking to restrict its population to 23 million by 2020, according to Vice Mayor Li Shixiang. " ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2015 - 10:35

  10. Pollution Fears Drive Bottled Water Sales in China

    6 Mar 2015- 09:24 by Local Press Report BEIJING UPI Water pollution is fueling the explosive growth of bottled water sales in China, where consumption of bottled water has doubled since 2006. China has seven percent of the world's fresh water but 20 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2015 - 09:24

  11. China to Invest $255 Billion for Water and Railway Projects in 2015

    5 Mar 2015- 09:46 by Local Press Report BEIJING MarketWatch China plans to invest a total of 1.6 trillion yuan ($255 billion) in railway and water projects this year, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2015 - 09:46

  12. China’s Environment Ministry Turns to Social Media to Help Enforce Environmental Law

    5 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government is setting up a platform on the social media forum WeChat to get the public involved in reporting pollution violations, Vice Minister for the Environment Pan Yue said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2015 - 10:36

  13. China's Waterways Are Shrinking

    3 Mar 2015- 09:30 by Local Press Report BEIJING Sina English The development of China's waterways has been made a priority following the introduction of the "One Belt and One Road" initiative that aims to strengthen cooperation with ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2015 - 09:30

  14. China to Provide 59 Million Rural Residents With Safe Drinking Water This Year

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In an effort to achieve its targets for the 2011-2015 term, China announced this weekend that it will provide an additional 58.67 million rural people with safe drinking water before the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  15. Tests Confirm Tap Water Quality in Chinese Capital

    13 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China As of this week, all of the 159 facilities set up across the Chinese capital, Beijing, to test water quality have found that the city’s tap water meets national standards, including the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2015 - 10:39

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