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  1. Netherlands to Fund Project to Provide Water for 80,000 in Metro Cebu

    10 Nov 2015- 08:22 by Local Press Report CEBU Sun Star Ambassador Marion Derckx of the Netherlands called for greater attention from both the government and private sector in announcing the funding of 55% of an USD$8 million, five-year water supply projec ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2015 - 08:22

  2. Half of Philippines Hit by Drought

    4 Jun 2015- 09:14 by Local Press Report CEBU Digital Journal Drought brought on by the mild El Niño now sweeping through the Pacific countries has affected more than half of the Philippines, the state weather bureau said on Monday. Based on its latest ass ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2015 - 09:14

  3. Philippines Made Progress Rebuilding After Typhoon Haiyan, But Risks Remain

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACLOBAN, Philippines One year after Typhoon Haiyan-- considered the most powerful storm to ever make landfall-- slammed into the Philippines, killing some 6,000 people and affecting 14 million more, the countr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 08:00

  4. Environmental Officials Working to Restore River in Philippines

    27 Jun 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report CEBU Philippine Inquirer Environment officials are working to restore and rehabilitate a highly polluted river that traverses a densely populated area in Cebu. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources ha ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2014 - 10:05

  5. Philippines City Likely to Start Losing Water From El Nino

    9 Jun 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report CEBU Inquirer This city is projected to lose water supply equivalent to 16 Olympic-sized swimming pools every day starting June 30 as a result of the El Niño phenomenon which weather scientists said would be worse t ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2014 - 10:16

  6. New Pumps in Philippine City to Assure Supplies

    19 May 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report CEBU Business World New pumps that will start augmenting supply by the second half of this year will ensure that Cebu will have enough water despite the projected drought and the drying up of a major source. Rebecc ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2014 - 10:04

  7. Typhoon Haiyan Worsened WASH Issues in Philippines: Report

    13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACLOBAN, Philippines An assessment of the water, sanitation and health (WASH) situation in the Philippines five months after Typhoon Haiyan has revealed issues made worse by previous failings. The report by t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2014 - 10:12

  8. Japan, Philippines Sign $22 Million Grant

    28 Apr 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report MANILA InterAksyon The Philippines and Japan have signed grant agreements for two projects on water supply and coastal management worth a total of P1 billion ($22.4 million USD): the Project for Improvement of Wate ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2014 - 10:02

  9. Japan to Lend Philippines $11.4 Million to Upgrade City Network

    25 Apr 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report CEBU Manila Bulletin The Japanese government will allot 1.165 billion yen (roughly P510 million) for the upgrade of water supply system in Cebu. The grant to the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) will be through the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/25/2014 - 09:54

  10. Consortium Uses JICA Loan for Metro Cebu Supply Project

    31 Jan 2014- 09:56 by Local Press Report CEBU Sun Star The consortium that proposes to supply water to Metro Cebu by tapping a river in the northern town of Carmen obtained a P800-million loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica). The lo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2014 - 10:02

  11. Japan Brings New Water Treatment System to the Philippines

    9 Jan 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report CEBU Business Mirror The Japanese government is sharing new water technology to the Philippine government to ensure the safety of the drinking water in Supertyphoon Yolanda-affected areas. The Japan International Co ...

    Local Press Report - 01/09/2014 - 10:00

  12. Ayala Buys Mitsubishi's Stake in Manila Water

    18 Dec 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Ayala Corp. on Tuesday said it raised its stake in Manila Water Co., after it bought Japan's Mitsubishi Corp.'s 5.7% interest in the water utility. In a statement, Ayala said it bought ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2013 - 10:30

  13. Manila Water Wins Cebu Contract

    17 Dec 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Manila Water said its subsidiary has bagged the contract for the bulk supply of water in metropolitan Cebu. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, Manila Water said Cebu Manila Water Development ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2013 - 09:48

  14. 4 Million Philippine Children Without Water, Food

    15 Nov 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report MANILA The Independent Up to four million children in the eastern Philippines are in desperate need of food, water and medicine in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Their lives are at risk unless the tardy pace of d ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2013 - 10:11

  15. Philippine Lawmaker Urges Restraint on State Water Agency’s Rate Adjustments

    A Philippine lawmaker is urging the government to rein in the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System's (MWSS) authority to approve water rate adjustments for its private-sector partners. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2013 - 09:22

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