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  1. Thailand: Government Establishes National Command Centre To Address Forty-Year Drought

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:39

  2. China Announces Extension Of South-North Water Diversion Project

    16 Dec 2019- 05:14 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg China plans to expand the world’s largest water-diversion project, aiming to double the amount of water it can transfer from the flood-prone south to its dry northern cities, government officials ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 08:49

  3. Low Mekong Levels Raise Toxic Algae Risk

    11 Dec 2019- 08:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIANTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has suggested that receent  change in colour of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos with serious consequences, and called for more data sharing with the China- ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. China Reports Record Usage Of Unconventional Water

    10 Dec 2019- 11:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China's total annual consumption of unconventional water resources is expected to exceed 9 billion cubic meters this year, with recycled water to account for over 80 percent of the amount, said ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 10:06

  5. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  6. China Premier Calls For More South-to-North Water Transfer Infrastructure

    20 Nov 2019- 05:23 by Local Press Report BEIJING South China Morning Post China needs to divert more water to its arid northern regions and invest more in water infrastructure as shortages get worse because of pollution, overexploitation and rising popula ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2019 - 05:23

  7. China Establishes Tibet Water Vapor Observation Network

    25 Oct 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report LHASA Xinhua Chinese researchers announced Thursday they have set up an observation network of water vapor transmission in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The researchers set up the observation netw ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:11

  8. Six Of Eleven Yangtze Riparian Provinces Are Water Stressed

    9 Oct 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG, China New analysis of China's Yangtze River basin indicates that six of the eleven provinces on the Yangtze River economic belt are water stressed. Representing about one-third of all the water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2019 - 10:07

  9. China: Chemical Plant Fined For Dumping Untreated Acid Into Canal

    2 Oct 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report JIANGSU South China Morning Post A Jiangsu chemical plant has been fined 20 million yuan (US$2.88 million) for dumping almost 2,700 tonnes of liquid acid waste into the Grand Canal, causing environmental damage “bey ...

    Local Press Report - 10/02/2019 - 11:04

  10. China: Xinjiang Provides Improved Drinking Water Access

    29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report URUMQI Xinhua Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region provided access to drinking water for more than 264,000 people in rural areas by August, according to the region's water resources departme ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2019 - 06:55

  11. Water Scarcity May Limit Power Development Plans In Asia

    23 Sep 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Info COLUMBUS OH, United States New research from a consortium led by Ohio State University and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria draws a connection between power development plans through ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/23/2019 - 06:54

  12. China Seeks Water Use Efficiency Improvements In Beijing Regional Cluster

    22 Sep 2019- 01:15 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China has issued an action plan to improve efficiency in using water for industrial purposes in the regional cluster of Beijing, its neighboring port city of Tianjin, and Hebei Province. The action p ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2019 - 01:15

  13. China Announces Water Use Efficiency Improvements

    9 Sep 2019- 05:36 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhuanet China's total annual water use is around 600 billion cubic meters, and water use efficiency has been improving, said an official. Wei Shanzhong, vice minister of the Ministry of Water Resource ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:36

  14. New China Fund Will Support Repair Of Water Conservancy Facilities

    9 Sep 2019- 05:41 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhuanet China has allocated 2.31 billion yuan (325.99 million U.S. dollars) so far this year to help repair water conservancy facilities damaged by floods and earthquakes, the Ministry of Water Resources ( ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:44

  15. Hong Kong Protests: Did China Really Just Promote The Idea Of Cutting Off Water Resources?

    7 Sep 2019- 05:39 by Local Press Report HONG KONG China Digital Times In an interview with the People’s Daily’s Xiakedao program last week, Zheng Yongnian, former director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore, joked about cu ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:42

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