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  1. Vietnam Drought: State Of Emergency Declared In Five Mekong Delta Provinces

    15 Mar 2020- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The government of Vietnam declared a state of emergency last week in five Mekong Delta provinces in response to prolonged drought which has led to a build-up of salinity, threatening ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2020 - 07:28

  2. Hong Kong Investigates Whether Coronavirus Can Spread Through Wastewater Pipes

    13 Feb 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report HONG KONG CNN Early Tuesday morning, health officials in Hong Kong partially evacuated residents from an apartment block over fears the coronavirus may have been transmitted via the building's pipes. Two resid ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2020 - 08:51

  3. SDGs As Investment Opportunities

    28 Jan 2020- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:20

  4. China Doesn't Like Popular Climate Activism

    23 Jan 2020- 06:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg Beijing has signed up to the Paris Agreement, spent big on clean energy, announced curbs on single-use plastics and made real progress in tackling air pollution. Yet what has become a key driver o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:41

  5. China Water Environment Group Considers $500 Million USD IPO

    22 Jan 2020- 06:23 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Bloomberg China Water Environment Group Ltd., backed by the nation’s state-owned investment holding company, is considering an initial public offering in Hong Kong that could raise more than $500 million, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2020 - 06:23

  6. Further Protection For Water Resources In China

    21 Jan 2020- 07:36 by Local Press Report BEIJING Reuters China will impose more curbs on agriculture and widen restrictions on industrial development in the next five years in a bid to protect scarce, already contaminated water supplies from further pollu ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:36

  7. China Describes Yangtze River Water Quality Improvements

    21 Jan 2020- 07:35 by Local Press Report Beijing China.org The water quality of the Yangtze River, China's longest waterway, continued to improve last year, official sources said Friday. The proportion of water with good quality rose to 91.7 percent, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:35

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

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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 warned ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:17

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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