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  1. Water Security Key Priority In Asia's COVID-19 Recovery

    13 Jan 2021- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A water development report published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last month urges regions across Asia and the Pacific to prioritise water security as part of their COVID-19 recovery ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:42

  2. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé Still Top League Of Worst Plastic Polluters

    8 Dec 2020- 09:42 by Local Press Report MANILA International Supermarket News The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and Nestlé are ranked as the world’s top plastic polluters for the 3rd consecutive year according to Break Free From Plastic‘s report “BRANDED Vol ...

    Local Press Report - 12/08/2020 - 09:42

  3. Major Flood Control Projects Announced After Unprecedented Typhoon Season Hits Manila

    28 Nov 2020- 09:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat MANILA, Philippines Heavy rain from an unprecedented five tropical storms since 25 Ocotber has caused severe flooding and mass displacement in metropolitan Manila, Philiipies. One of these has been the 21st trop ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  4. Duterte Approves New Contracts For Manila Water Concessions

    18 Nov 2020- 06:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines New water concession agreements for the two suppliers to Philippnes capital city Manila have been approved by the administration of President Duterte. The terms of the agreements, drafted b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2020 - 06:12

  5. Investment To Improve Water Resources of River Basin in China's Yunnan Province

    7 Oct 2020- 07:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of China have agreed to collaborate in a $234.6 Million USD project to clean up water resources and the environment of the Sayu River Basin ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:17

  6. WASH Investment Role In Tackling Pandemics In Asia

    2 Sep 2020- 06:26 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank Stronger and more integrated risk management is needed on health and water-related disasters in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, experts heard today at an intern ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2020 - 07:42

  7. Razon Takeover Of Manila Water Approved

    31 Aug 2020- 11:29 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the acquisition by Enrique K. Razon Jr. of a controlling stake in Manila Water Inc. through Trident Water Holdings Company Inc. (Tride ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2020 - 11:29

  8. ADB, ICRC Leaders Discuss Collaboration Around Development, Peace, Clean Water Access

    20 Aug 2020- 08:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat MANILA, Philippines The heads of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have met to discuss areas of potential collaboration and share expertise and knowledge.   ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  9. ADB Funding For Metro Manila Water Supply Project

    25 Jun 2020- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $126 Million USD loan to the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) of Philippines capital Manila to support construction of a 15 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2020 - 07:09

  10. Possible "Out-of-court" Agreement Between Duterte And Manila Water Companies

    6 May 2020- 07:15 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer News An “out-of-court settlement” is possible between the government and Metro Manila’s water concessionaires, Malacañang said Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night apologized to busines ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2020 - 07:15

  11. Coronavirus Expected To Drive Up Manila Water Usage

    24 Mar 2020- 10:16 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin The water consumption of Metro Manila and its nearby provinces is expected to spike during the community quarantine ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte as a measure to prevent the spread of ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2020 - 13:33

  12. Duterte Reaches Out To Manila Water Utilities

    12 Mar 2020- 10:02 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer News President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to meet and talk with the two Metro Manila water concessionaires to settle the dispute over allegedly onerous water contracts, but he said it has to be in p ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 10:02

  13. Razon To Acquire Controlling Share Of Manila Water

    10 Feb 2020- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Less than a week after announcing acquisition of 25 percent of Manila Water Company, Philippines billionaire Enrique Razon’s company, Trident Water has increased its holding in Manila Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2020 - 11:19

  14. ADB Will Mediate Manila Water Utilities' Concession Agreement

    6 Feb 2020- 06:25 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Standard House leaders said Sunday the entry of the Asian Development Bank in crafting a new concession agreement with the two water concessionaires―Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. In ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2020 - 06:25

  15. Manila Water Divests 25 Percent

    3 Feb 2020- 08:03 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net The Razon group’s Prime Metroline Holdings Inc. has signed with the Ayala group’s Manila Water Co. Inc. a subscription agreement for the acquisition of a 25-percent stake in the latter. “Our part ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:03