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  1. South Korea Raises Fukushima Water Release Concerns To London Convention

    14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Prot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 07:29

  2. Dumping Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Pacific May Be "Only Option": Minister

    15 Sep 2019- 07:29 by TWD Staff TOKYO, Japan Yoshiaki Harada, Japan’s environment minister, commenting on Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) lack of storage capacity for contaminated Fukushima water, has said "The only option will be to drain it int ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:32

  3. Still No Japan Plan For Fukushima Water Disposal

    7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 08:36

  4. South Korea: Police Questions City Officials Over Contaminated Tap Water

    2 Aug 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report INCHEON The Korea Herald Police said Wednesday they had called in Incheon city officials for questioning in connection with the reddish tap water problem that has swept through parts of the city over the past few mo ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2019 - 11:12

  5. Climate Change: National Adaptation Plans Technical Guidelines Launched

    8 Apr 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Global Water Partnership (GWP) has launched a new publication, "Addressing Water in National Adaptation Plans (NAP) – Water Supplement to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines". A laun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 08:21

  6. South Korea Turns On Tap Water For Region Of North Korea, Denies Breach Of International Sanctions

    12 Oct 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has announced the reopening of water treatment plants to service a new Inter-Korean Joint Liaison Office in Kaesong; tap water will also be provided to North Korean residents in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 08:57

  7. IPCC Report: "The Next Few Years Are Probably The Most Important In Our History"

    8 Oct 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INCHEON, South Korea On October 6, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”. The report   to assess the differences between allowing te ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2018 - 10:08

  8. Seoul Signs Skills Deal with Parana State

    28 Sep 2017- 08:15 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea JoongAng Daily The Seoul city government announced Wednesday an agreement with Parana, Brazil, to share Seoul’s waterworks skills to improve the local water supply and reduce the level of non-revenue wa ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2017 - 08:15

  9. North Korea Releases Dam Water Without Notice

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report YEONCHEON Korea Herald The North opened the floodgates of Hwanggang Dam on the western inter-Korean border, sending water into the Imjin River flowing to the South and causing water levels under the river's no ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

  10. Record Rainfall Hits South Korean City

    19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report CHEONGIU South China Morning Post According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), the city had 290.1 millimeters of rain, the most in 22 years since August 1995 when it had 293 millimeters of rain. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2017 - 12:53

  11. Water Issue Can Escalate Inter-Korean Tensions

    29 Jun 2017- 07:15 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Times Climate change is creating water scarcity around the world, and Korea is not an exception, especially considering inter-Korean relations. In 2009, North Korea released water from a dam on the Imji ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2017 - 07:15

  12. South Korea Reservoir Recognized As Heritage Structure

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report GIMJE Yonhap News Agency An international non-governmental organization on water management technology has decided to recognize the Byeokgol Reservoir, the oldest and largest reservoir on the Korean Peninsula locat ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  13. South Korea Reports: North Korea Officials Arrested For Flood Negligence

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  14. Two UN Agencies Assist in North Korea Floods

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea North Korea’s state media (KCNA) has reported that the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the United Nations International Children's Fund (U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  15. Chinese Firm Le Eco Starts Importing Lake Baikal Water into China

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:56

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