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  1. ADB Willing To Fund More Water Projects In Member Countries

    7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report Manila The Manila Times The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it was willing to finance more water projects to provide safe water supplies to member-countries, similar to the Jaffna water project. Huang cited the Sr ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2018 - 11:03

  2. Innovations And New Technologies Will Help ADB Support Water Management In Asia

    3 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines "About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water and 1.7 billion lack access to basic sanitation," ADB president Takehiko Nakao said Oc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2018 - 10:03

  3. Philippines And China Firm Up Infrastructure Financing Program

    30 Sep 2018- 10:13 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine News Agency The Philippines and China are firming up financing agreements for infrastructure projects under the government’s “Build, Build, Build” program in time for Chinese President Xi Jinping’ ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 10:13

  4. Manila Faces Water Shortage By 2021

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report MANILA PhilStar The government’s non-approval of a P13-billion water treatment plant in Laguna Lake may result in water shortage in Metro Manila by 2021. Manila Water chief operating officer Geodino Carpio said the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:08

  5. ADB Approves $300 Million USD For Philippine PPPs

    20 Aug 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report MANILA Enquirer The Asian Development Bank will extend to the Philippines a $300 million USD loan aimed at boosting private sector participation in the Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infra ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2018 - 08:50

  6. Philippines Minister: No Debt Trap From China-funded Water Infrastructure Projects

    18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Xinhuanet News Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said on Tuesday that there will be no dangers of so-called debt trap from the China-funded infrastructure projects, adding all the programs are &q ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2018 - 08:53

  7. Philippines' Boracay Resort Island No Longer "A Cesspool"

    11 Jul 2018- 12:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines' Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said last week that Boracay Island is slowly recovering, two months after its closure to tourists at the end of April as part of intensifi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2018 - 12:26

  8. $90 Million USD From ADB For Cambodia Climate Resilience

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report MANILA Khmer Times The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $90 million loan on Wednesday to help Cambodia modernise the agriculture sector and enhance climate resilience as part of the $141 million Climate-Frien ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  9. South Korea Wants To Cooperate With Philippines In Wastewater Treatment, Water Quality Systems

    11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal invo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2018 - 13:19

  10. Climate Change Expert Challenges "Fake News" About Disappearing Philippines Cities

    3 Jul 2018- 07:47 by OOSKAnews Info MANILA, Philippines Reports from online "news" sources claiming that global warming will lead to seven Philippine cities disappearing underwater in a “few” or “several” years have been challenged by a leading ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 12:32

  11. Further Manila Water Expansion in Southeast Asia

    4 Jun 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (ABS-CBN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  12. Boracay Wetlands Residents Will Not Be Evicted Until Relocation Site Identified

    29 May 2018- 16:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Island residents in wetlands in Boracay will not be evicted unless they are provided a "decent relocation site", according to the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  13. China Does Not Want Philippines Natural Resources As Collateral For Water Financing

    14 May 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Phillipines Philippines Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez has denied claims that China may be asking the country for natural resources as collateral for loans and other financing support related to wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  14. Philippines: Kaliwa Dam Environmental and Resettlement Concerns

    1 May 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Standard The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System held a consultative meeting on the New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project and dialogued with the project’s stakeholders to address the l ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2018 - 11:23

  15. Metro Manila Not at Risk of Becoming Another Boracay

    23 Apr 2018- 10:04 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin News Even if it’s facing way bigger sewerage problem than any other place in the Philippines, it is fortunate that the government may never have to find any reason to close down Metro Manila, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2018 - 10:04

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