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  1. Bangladesh To Seek Chinese Support For Teesta River Restoration Project

    11 Aug 2020- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s Ministry of Water Resources is set to seek funding for an estimated $985 Million USD to implement a “Teesta River Comprehensive Management and Restoration Project”, possibly with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2020 - 08:49

  2. Mekong River Commission Warns Of Continuing Low Flow, Potential Impacts

    11 Aug 2020- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos A newly released Situation Report from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) calls for improved data sharing among the riparian nations. “We call on the six Mekong countries to increase data and in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2020 - 08:42

  3. Recurrent China Flooding Will Benefit Steel Industry

    11 Aug 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report BEIJING S&P Global Market Intelligence A standstill in construction activities following heavy rain and massive floods in China recently dampened local steel demand in certain regions, but market watchers belie ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:32

  4. China Response To Disastrous Flood Season

    20 Jul 2020- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China President Xi Jinping has urged local governments and communist party members to take responsibility in flood-triggered disaster prevention and relief work as large parts of China struggle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2020 - 09:00

  5. Implementing China's Yangtze River Fishing Ban

    14 Jul 2020- 10:20 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org As the fishing ban in the Yangtze River basin is an important measure to protect the river and improve the ecological environment, a government circular has called on local governments to make tar ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:47

  6. China Releases Water From Three Gorges Dam To Alleviate Flooding As Torrential Rains Persist

    6 Jul 2020- 09:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Water Resources upgraded its emergency response for flood control from Level Four to Level Three on 4 July, as incessant rains continue across the country. Level One is the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:54

  7. Lawyer's Mission To Expose Water Abuse By Chinese Industry Internationally

    25 Jun 2020- 06:27 by Local Press Report BEIJING Inside Climate News Environmental lawyer Zhang Jingjing has worked in 20 countries since 2015 to help clean up or shut down Chinese-owned mines, power plants or industrial projects. Corporate Risk Pollution ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:27

  8. Mekong River Commission Calls For Water Flow Transparency From China

    17 Jun 2020- 09:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIENTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) annual report, published 16 June, includes a noteworthy statement calling for increased transparency from China over upstream dam operations on the river. The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:18

  9. Government Of China Describes Improved Surface Water Quality

    9 Jun 2020- 05:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China's ecological environment improved in 2019 amid anti-pollution efforts and push for green development, an official report showed Tuesday. Surface water quality mostly kept improving. Some 74 ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2020 - 05:06

  10. Slowing Of China Aquaculture Production Is A Result Of Clean Water Measures

    25 May 2020- 09:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Seafood Source Aquaculture production increased by a single percentage point in China in 2019, a striking number compared to growth levels it posted in previous years, and clear evidence of the impact of th ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 09:59

  11. Israel Caves To US Pressure Over China Desal Developer

    18 May 2020- 08:32 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Israel will review a Hong Kong-based company’s involvement in a major infrastructure project after a warning from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about rising Chinese influence. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:32

  12. Three Billion Will Live In Conditions "Unsuitably Hot" For Humans

    12 May 2020- 13:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NANJING, China New research indicates that in the next 50 years, depending on global warming and population growth, as many as three billion people will be living in climate conditions that are considered unsuit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:13

  13. China: Name This Heart-shaped Sinkhole For A Cash Prize?

    2 May 2020- 11:43 by Local Press Report ZHANGJIAJIE i Tech Post A recent drone video has been able to capture some "out of this world" footage of a peculiarly shaped sinkhole located somewhere in China. The sinkhole found was in the shape of a h ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2020 - 11:43

  14. A Water Basin Authority For The Yangtze?

    29 Apr 2020- 12:30 by Local Press Report BEIJING China Daily A leading water environment scientist has called for the establishment of an authority in charge of all water governance functions in the Yangtze River basin, saying it would have a "decisi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2020 - 12:30

  15. China-funded Guinea Dam Breaches Human Rights Of Displaced Communities

    29 Apr 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Conakry, Guinea A new report from research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes construction of the Republic of Guinea's Souapiti dam as breaching human rights requirements for displaced pe ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:03